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HMSA’s new rule for imaging exams frustrates physicians

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    On Wednesday, January 20. Dr. Christopher Marsh filing out paperwork to appeal imaging tests denied by HMSA.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Queens Medical Center CT technologist Jose Edu poses as a potential patient at the CT scan machine on Friday, January 22, 2016 at Queens Medical Center Physicians Office Building III in Honolulu. Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) is imposing a new pre-authorization requirement that doctors say is delaying critical imaging tests like CT scans and MRIs and resulting in harmful consequences for patients.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Queens Medical Center CT technologist Jose Edu poses as a potential patient at the CT scan machine on Friday, January 22, 2016 at Queens Medical Center Physicians Office Building III in Honolulu. Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA) is imposing a new pre-authorization requirement that doctors say is delaying critical imaging tests like CT scans and MRIs and resulting in harmful consequences for patients.

Hawaii Medical Service Association is imposing a new pre-authorization requirement that doctors say is delaying critical imaging tests and resulting in harmful consequences for patients. Read more

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