CBR members participate in Public Hearing No. 38 on the Incorporation of Tomosynthesis into the ANS List

This morning (October 27th) Public Hearing No. 38 took place on the Incorporation of Tomosynthesis into the ANS List. Members of the Brazilian College of Radiology and Imaging Diagnosis (CBR), the National Mammography Commission (CNM) and other entities made explanations to representatives of the National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS) pointing out… Continue lendo

Inclusion of US for Endometriosis Research in the ANS List

The Dynamics of the Health Market in the Negotiation of Readjustments and Accreditation of New Exams With Health Operators For decades we have watched health operators complain of high loss ratio, but they always reset the values of their beneficiaries' plans above the inflation of the period. No one addresses the fact that service providers… Continue lendo

USG for endometriosis research is now part of the LOL of procedures and must be complied with by health insurance

The Brazilian College of Radiology and Image Diagnosis (CBR) informs this Monday (7), that it managed to insert the (procedure - US - Endometriosis Research) in the TUSS (Unified Terminology of Supplementary Health), as requested by the College itself to the National Supplemental Health Agency (ANS). The US Procedure – Endometriosis Survey, which has already … Continue lendo

Movement for the Professional Defense of Radiologists in Pernambuco, A Success Story

On several occasions I was asked how we managed to have a balanced relationship in the negotiations between the different private health plan operators and the Radiology class in Pernambuco. So that we can understand how we arrived at the results achieved, I will make a brief history here, contextualizing the various nuances that brought us to the current situation. … Continue lendo

Enforcement of token use by beneficiaries

We have been monitoring cases of glosses from 30% to 40% of the entire volume served in various parts of Brazil. One of the largest supplementary health operators in the country has imposed the use of a token to confirm requests for consultations and exams with the justification of promoting more security, technology and transparency, allowing beneficiaries to confirm … Continue lendo

CBR participates in the CBHPM Technical Chamber meeting at the Brazilian Medical Association (AMB)

The CBR, represented by the Director of Professional Defense, Dr. Cibele Carvalho, and by the College's Economic Advisor, Mr. Carlos Moura, participated this Wednesday, May 2, in the CBHPM Technical Chamber meeting at the Brazilian Medical Association (AMB), in which the Ultrasonic Hepatic Elastography procedure was included in the CBHPM, after approval in the “List of … Continue lendo

ANS regulates the contracting of corporate collective health plan by individual companies

The National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS) recently regulated the contracting of corporate collective health plans by individual companies. The measure is intended to prevent abuses related to this type of hiring such as, for example, the creation of companies exclusively for this purpose. The regulations establish that the company administering the benefits … Continue lendo

After updating the ANS List of Procedures, Ultrasound Hepatic Elastography is coded and incorporated into the TUSS

The ANS (National Supplementary Health Agency) released, in November last year, the update of its List of Procedures for 2018. In total, 18 procedures were added, including exams, therapies and surgeries. Among the Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging procedures that have been incorporated is Ultrasonic Liver Elastography, under code TUSS 40901793. … Continue lendo

Learn more about the Quality Factor

The questionnaire on the Quality Factor for radiology and diagnostic imaging clinics and services is now available from the National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS). Click here to complete. ANS provides that services that have accreditation are entitled to the best index in the application of the Quality Factor stipulated by Law No. 13,003/2014 and … Continue lendo