SNMMI's mission with regard to health policy and regulatory affairs is to enhance its credibility, advance its issues, and through leadership become a valued partner among public policy stakeholders.
November 15, 2019 —
Good News for Members on CMS PET NCD
After reviewing the NCDs for PET for Myocardial Perfusion and PET for Myocardial Viability, CMS clarified that PET quantitative myocardial blood flow is coverable under these NCDs.
October 2, 2019 —
Members: Thank You for Your Efforts to Protect Cardiac PET
Thank you to all the SNMMI members who sent messages to Congress and comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about its proposal to reduce reimbursement by up to 80 percent for myocardial PET in the office setting.
September 23, 2019 —
Joint Society Call to Action: Congressional Sign On Letter to CMS Addresses Proposed PET Cuts, Patient Impacts
As we continue our many efforts to address the cuts proposed in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, we need your help! Most recently, the ACC, ASNC, CAA, SNMMI and ACNM have secured a Congressional sign-on letter to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) by Reps. Mike Kelly, (R-PA), Ron Estes (R-KS), and Ron Kind, (D-WI). As members, we urge you to write, call, or email your representatives and senators and ask them to sign the letter and voice concerns with CMS directly.