Minnesota Facilities, Hospitals Furnishing
ADI Services Must Be Accredited By 8/1/2013
IAC Designated As An Approved Accrediting Organization
MAY 1, 2013 | Effective August 1, 2013, Minnesota facilities and hospitals that furnish advanced diagnostic imaging (ADI) services [inclusive of Nuclear/PET, MRI and CT] must be accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in order to receive reimbursement.
Without accreditation through one of the approved organizations by August 1, 2013, your facility and/or hospital will not receive reimbursement. The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) has been designated as an approved accrediting organization.
To view the official chaptered version of the Minnesota Bill 2276, click here. Or you can view this and other active policies on the IAC Nuclear/PET website (intersocietal.org/nuclear) by selecting Reimbursement > Payment Policies in the green menu bar at the top.
IAC Announces Proposal Acceptance for
2013 Research Award Program and Broadens Eligibility
FEBRUARY 15, 2013 | With the objective of funding innovative and meritorious research relevant to facility accreditation, the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) Research Committee invites IAC sponsoring organizations and their members, government agencies, health care insurers, academic institutions and other
nonprofit organizations to submit proposals regarding accreditation and quality improvement for the 2013 IAC Research Award Program. Read more»
Changes to the IAC Nuclear/PET Board of Directors
FEBRUARY 15, 2013 | The IAC is pleased to announce the following changes to the IAC Nuclear/PET Board of Directors.
NEW OFFICERS ELECTED
Benjamin McCallister, Jr., MD, President
Scott D. Jerome, DO, FACC, FASNC, President-Elect
Robert J. Gropler, MD, Immediate Past-President
NEW BOARD MEMBERS
The IAC is pleased to welcome new board member Leonie Gordon, M.B., Ch.B representing the American College of Nuclear Physicians (ACNP)
IN RECOGNITION AND THANKS
The IAC also long time board member Sue Abreu, MD, FACNM, who finished her term.
For complete details on the IAC Nuclear/PET Board of Directors, please visit www.intersocietal.org/nuclear/main/who_we_are.htm.
Updates to Online Accreditation Allow Facilities to View Financial Details, Order Promotional Items
JANUARY 15, 2013 | The IAC has released several new enhancements to the Online Accreditation application that will significantly assist facilities with accessing their financial details.
- Purchase Extras - Once granted accreditation, facilities can now order additional items (certificates, door clings, certificate plaques) for their facility electronically.
- Transaction History - Facilities can now view past and pending financial transactions with IAC including the ability to view and print receipts.
- Follow Up Payment - This allows users to submit a new payment or modify a payment that was not accepted.
The IAC will continue to make enhancements to Online Accreditation to make the process as simple as possible. Stay tuned for more updates!
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