Contact Jeannie or Bill at Quality Vascular Imaging 941-408-8855. I am sure they would know the effective date. Also the RDMS would work if numbers 2 and/or 3 were met...
"All non-invasive vascular diagnostic studies must be: (1) performed by a qualified physician, or (2) performed under the general supervision of a qualified physician by a technologist who has demonstrated minimum entry level competency by being credentialed in vascular technology, and/or (3) performed in a laboratory accredited in vascular technology."
Go to http://www.intersocietal.org/icavl/reimbursement/reimbursement_florida.htm read the verbage on minimum entry level compentency. Let us know what the date is...
Gail P. Size, BS, RVT, RVS, FSVU
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Subject: Florida Medicare reimbursement
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 10:31:32 -0400
>Florida Vascular professionals:
>Could anyone provide me with the exact date the Florida First Coast Medicare rule on accreditation/registry for reimbursement went into effect for Vascular testing?
>Also could anyone provide with an answer to the following...
>Would radiology ultrasound be in compliance of the ruling for reimbursement on venous tests if the sonographers are RDMS?
>Thank you in advance for the information.
>Deanna Shelpman, RVT
>Lead Vascular Tech
>Univerisity of Florida - Shands
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