Monthly Archives: August 2013

Urologists Discredit Flawed, Misleading GAO Cancer Treatment Utilization Study

Urologists refuted the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) flawed and misleading study on the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for the treatment of prostate cancer. To read the story, please click here.

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Urologists Applaud Members Of Congress For Their Strong Support For Preserving The In-Office Ancillary Services Exception (IOASE)

In a letter to Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, 17 members of the Physician’s Caucus expressed their support for the in-office ancillary services exception (IOASE) to federal self-referral regulations (the “Stark” law), which permits physician practices to … Continue reading

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Don’t Cancel In-Office Prostate Cancer Treatments

Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor discusses why repealing the in-office ancillary services exception would devastate prostate cancer victims receiving intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) treatments. Clearly, it makes no sense to close the in-office, more affordable treatment sites in favor of more … Continue reading

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