Court Deference to Agency Interpretations of Ambiguous Regulations: How Much is Too Much?

By Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq. and Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. of The Health Law Partners, P.C.
The healthcare industry is replete with sub-regulatory guidance that serves to interpret an agency’s’ regulations. Such guidance documents include, but are not limited to: OIG Fraud alerts, Advisory Opinions and Special Bulletins; CMS Manuals and coverage articles; and Local Coverage Determinations.

Is it Time for a New Type of Imaging Technologist?

By Lynne Roy, MBA, MS, CNMT, FSNMMITS
There is a team consisting of industry representatives preparing for a full day retreat in April to dialogue and debate a potential path forward. It is hoped that the organizations that define and support our profession will be good stewards and will enable imaging technologists to evolve as quickly as the technology they operate.

2019 Spring Conference

By Bill Algee, CRA, FAHRA
Coming to you from the San Antonio airport where the 2019 AHRA Spring Conference and Board meeting has taken place. A great event led by Design Team Chair Maureen Firth and the team of Marshall Hawkins, Denise Pugh, Tom Wall, and Carrie Stiles.

Member Appreciation: March 2019

Here, we warmly welcome new members, acknowledge the tenure of our most committed members, and recognize any recent successes among all members. If you would like to acknowledge a colleague, announce a promotion, or make us aware of an accomplishment please let us know.