ASRT President Stephanie Johnston, M.S.R.S, R.T.(R)(M)(BD)(BS), FASRT, requests support for the Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act.
Medicare Recognition of the Radiologist Assistant
The radiology physician extender has advanced education and training and can expertly and safely perform radiologic assessments and certain procedures that traditionally were performed only by radiologists.
Increasing Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act
Osteoporosis is debilitating, deadly and costly, yet it remains under-recognized, under-diagnosed and under-treated. R.T.s are asking lawmakers to restore funding for DXA testing and ensure that patients continue to have access to this important preventive, diagnostic test.
The Medicare Diagnostic Radiopharmaceutical Payment Equity Act of 2019
ASRT, along with SNMMI, MITA and CORAR are encouraging Congress to enact H.R. 3772 so that patients receive the best available nuclear medicine and molecular imaging tests leading to quick and complete diagnoses, accurate treatment plans and ultimately a successful cure for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, cardiovascular disease, cancer and other illnesses.
Breast Tomosynthesis Exams for Military Members and Families
House Resolution 5238 and Senate Bill 2944, the BRST Act, will ensure that active duty military servicewomen and military family members covered by the TRICARE program are able to access digital breast tomosynthesis screening examinations.
ASRT Requesting Federal and State Support During COVID-19 Pandemic
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists is asking federal and state lawmakers and other government officials to provide workplace and safety resources for medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals.