Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) is applying to become a CMS qualified Provider-Led Entity (PLE). This means that MIR will have met all requirements for improving appropriateness of imaging mandated by the 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA).
Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC)
Appropriate use criteria are evidence-based guidelines that assist referring physicians and other providers in making the most appropriate imaging or treatment decisions.
Comments/For More Information
To comment on or learn more about MIR's application to become a CMS qualified Provider-Led Entity (PLE), please contact James R. Duncan, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiology and Vice Chair for Quality and Safety at MIRfirstname.lastname@example.org.