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Diagnostic Site Certification Requirement

Enrolled MO HealthNet providers that provide imaging services are required to participate in this program. Each facility that intends to perform high-tech and/or cardiac imaging procedures for MO HealthNet participants must receive DiagnosticSite certification from HealthHelp by December 31, 2016.  Download the MOHealthNet Provider Bulletin for more details.

Successful First Joint Program of MORADS and RBMA

This past October 15th marked the first joint meeting program of Missouri Radiological Society and Radiology Business Managers Association – Missouri Chapter.  The meeting was held in Columbia, Missouri and well attended for both organizations.  Missouri RBMA members attended the legal update presentation by MORADS attorney Harvey Tettlebaum.  Vendors associated the RBMA sponsored a buffet lunch.  After lunch, the RBMA program continued with MORADS members in attendance.

Morads Visits Congressional Offices During 2016 AMCLC

Morads members including residents from our state’s training programs visited Capitol Hill during the ACR’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Chapter Leadership Conference.

Summer 2016 Newsletter

Our very first newsletter was sent by email a few weeks ago to all members.  If you are a member and have not received it, please download it from here.

Spring 2016 Meeting

In case you missed it, here is a brief snapshot of a few highlights of our past March 19th spring meeting in pictures:

Dr. James Thrall (pictured in the center), Chairman Emeritus of the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Radiology delivered the 72nd Carman Lecture titled “Reinventing Radiology in the Digital Age.”  Rishi Mpapsekar, MD (pictured on the left) was sponsored by Morads to attend the 2015 Radiology Leadership Institute in Boston.  He was a fourth year resident at Mallinckrodt at the time of the spring meeting where he also delivered a lecture detailing his experience.  Keith Fischer, M.D. (pictured on the right) is the chairperson of Morads’ Resident Physician Committee.

 

MSMA outgoing President John O. Stanley, MD stopped by to briefly update us of the efforts of the MSMA and to discuss the importance of membership in our state medical society.

Carol Hamilton, MBA is the first president of the newly-formed Missouri state chapter of the Radiology Business Managers Association (RBMA).  She presented on the role of the RBMA in the practice of radiology and the opportunities available for collaborative efforts with Morads.

New Location for the Fall Meeting

The Missouri Radiological Society Fall Meeting is scheduled to be held in Columbia, Missouri.  It is to be held Saturday, October 15th in the morning at the Holiday Inn Executive Center and breakfast will be served as we have done so in the past. We hope this new location close to Highway 70 will be more convenient for most of our membership.

New MO HealthNet Outpatient Hospital Radiology Fee Schedule

The new MO HealthNet Outpatient Hospital Radiology Fee Schedule was updated on 4/4/16.  Click to download it.

MO HealthNet to change RBM to HealthHelp

Effective February 1, 2016, the MO HealthNet Division (MHD) is changing the Radiology Benefit Management (RBM) program to HealthHelp from EviCore/MedSolutions.  Click to read this bulletin and learn more about the new pre-certification process.

Fall 2015 Morads Meeting Legal Presentation

Morads attorney Harvey Tettlebaum of Husch Blackwell gave a legal update at this past September 26th fall meeting at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Download and review this update.