Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) education and testing period extended, thank God!

August 12, 2020 CMS announced an extension the education and operations testing period for the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) program for advanced diagnostic imaging through 2021.  AUC is expected to impact all providers who order advanced diagnostic imaging (computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), nuclear medicine, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)) with limited exceptions. [...]