News | July 25, 2007

Insurance Company Reinstates CAD Payments After Cutting Support

July 26, 2007 – Oregon insurance payor ODS Companies recently rescinded a statement made in June notifying healthcare providers in its network that it would no longer cover CAD due to negative results for the technology in a recent paper published by the New England Journal of Medicine.

News of the reimbursement cut created much concern throughout the imaging industry. CAD proponents worried that the move by ODS would encourage other third-party payors to join in the cut.

In the July 18 letter to providers, ODS medical director Dr. Csaba Mera said that the company decided to rescind the CAD cut after additional review of literature in the area, and after further analysis of the NEJM study.

For more information: www.odscompanies.com

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