Tag Archive: cbr

Death Note

It is with great regret that we report the death of Dr. Armando Rocha Amoêdo, which occurred on January 29, 2018, in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Dr. Amoêdo was one of the most important pediatric radiologists in Brazil, being responsible for the dissemination of this subspecialty in our country, participating in the formation of numerous radiologists and […]

Learn more about the Quality Factor

The National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS) is now available on the Quality Factor questionnaire for radiology and imaging diagnostic clinics and services. Click here to fill out. The ANS provides that services that have accreditation are entitled to the best rate in the application of the Quality Factor stipulated by Law No. 13.003 / 2014 and […]

Guard / Archive images and reports: What doctors should know?

The purpose of this article is to gather, in a timely and systematic manner, the necessary guidelines on the subject of “keeping and archiving images and reports” - based on existing legislation and opinions on the subject. Here are the most relevant topics: The examinations (films and reports), although sometimes receiving different treatment, […]

Who can operate radiological devices?

The legal counsel of the Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR) has advised members to hire both the technologist or technologist in radiology and biomedical for the operation of radiological devices, including magnetic resonance imaging in this group. Regarding the technician and technologist in Radiology, the possibility of […]

Reduction of medical fees contravenes the Code of Medical Ethics

The Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR) has received warnings from some associates regarding some health care providers, which have practiced decreasing the values of certain procedures or even reducing the total amount billed. Code changes or glosses from previously authorized procedures have also occurred. THE […]

Scheduling Interval and Average US Exam Time

The Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (CBR), considering the relevant demand from public and private institutions about the minimum interval time for scheduling exams and the average time for performing ultrasound exams, considering that it is notorious that both the average time for scheduling exams […]

Moratorium on opening medical schools

The Brazilian Medical Association (AMB) expresses its full support for the moratorium decreed by the Ministry of Education, which prohibits the creation of new medical schools in the country for a period of five years. The measure was one of the claims taken by the AMB to the ministry at meetings held in October. The goal is to solve […]

AMB releases postage table update and Operating Cost Unit

The Brazilian Medical Association (AMB) recently announced the update of the Operating Cost Unit present in the Brazilian Hierarchical Classification of Medical Procedures (CBHPM), which is an important reference in the Brazilian health market and also recognized by the supplementary health system for the creation of Terminology. Unified Supplementary Health (TUSS), besides being used as […]