Mammography screen payment rises slightly

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Congress has increased the mammography screening payment limit for Medicare and Medicaid from $67.81 in 2000 to $69.23, a 2% increase, effective Jan. 1, 2001. Apportionment between the

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Congress has increased the mammography screening payment limit for Medicare and Medicaid from $67.81 in 2000 to $69.23, a 2% increase, effective Jan. 1, 2001. Apportionment between the professional and technical components remains the same: 32% for professional and 68% for technical.