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  • Dear Kirwan, That is indeed the crux of the matter; hence, the described policy is much more restrictive than the approval process for out-patients. It's a balancing act between which part of the whole system loses and where it gains. When an Imaging ...

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    RE: Inpatient PET/CT

    I agree with Dr. T. Also, no reimbursement for inpatient PET/CT. Kirwan B. Price The PET/CT Imaging Center of NW FL 5149 N. 9th Avenue Suite 124 Pensacola, FL 32504-8779 850 ...

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    RE: Inpatient PET/CT

    We only do inpatient rb82 stress tests all other inpatient pet scans must be discharged for 24 hours before the pet exam can be performed.  this is we can get paid. ------------------------------ Jason Smith CNMT Southern Ohio Medical Center Wheelersburg ...

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    RE: Inpatient PET/CT

    Mike, I work at a cancer hospital, where inpatient PET scans (predominantly FDG) are preformed routinely (i.e., on a daily basis).  I am a physicist, so I am not qualified to discuss either our official approval process or policy, aside from stating ...

  • Thanks for contributing, Phil! As the primary imaging modality, we are doing MPI with Ru-82 PET/CT for inpatients. Unfortunately, that's not a widely available or used modality yet, and it may only apply to a small group of readers. We did not do the ...

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