If you are a patient with Anthem medical insurance, you may have heard about changes to some of the requirements for medical imaging that will occur in 2018. Anthem’s new rules will require that high end outpatient imaging, like MRIs and CTs, for their fully insured patients be provided in a non-hospital setting that does not bill as a hospital.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FREDERICKSBURG, VA—DECEMBER 8, 2017—Press Ganey, a leader in performance improvement and partner to over 33,000 healthcare organizations worldwide, has awarded two Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg (MIF) locations with the 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award for Outstanding Patient Experience. The award winners were recognized at the November Press Ganey National Client Conference.
Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg, LLC plans to launch the Imaging Center for Women at North Stafford this summer.
The new center will be adjacent to the imaging group’s Medical Imaging Center of North Stafford, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary of providing advanced imaging services to northern Stafford and southern Prince William counties.
A Patient’s Perspective
Hearing your doctor tell you that you need a mammogram because of a concern, is not the kind of news that anyone enjoys. For most women it causes some anxiety. Even if the lump is very small, and you tell yourself it probably isn’t anything, the first priority is to make an appointment as soon as possible.
We often forget the most important part of breast cancer awareness—booking your own mammogram to ensure your health and peace of mind.
Who is most at risk for breast cancer?
Breast cancer is predominantly detected in women over the age of 40. Women with a family history of breast cancer have an increased,