Most plain films (xrays), breast imaging studies, ultrasounds, DEXA scans and dopplers do not need PA.
Advanced Imaging and some specialty test often require PA.
Route note to P IMA RAD.PA/REFERRALS with answers to the following questions:
- Patient Name:
- Patient MRN:
- Ordering Resident's Name:
- Ordering Preceptor's Name:
- Reason for study (be as clear and detailed as possible):
- ENSURE ORDER HAS BEEN PLACED IN EPIC.
Referral Coordinator will call patient and email you once PA has been obtained.
Tests for patients with fee-for-service (traditional) Medicare do not require PA.