TABLE 3.7Costs Versus Payment in Screening Mammography in Colorado

Medicare (2004) Colorado$83.58
*MQSA (cost of quality)$14.78
*Hospital costs$124.54
*Office costs$86.60

ACR survey, Spring 2001.

SOURCE: Medicare fee schedule and Spring 2001 ACR Mammography Cost Survey.

From: 3, Simultaneous Group Discussions with Invited Speakers

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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on New Approaches to Early Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer; Herdman R, Norton L, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.
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