The Effect of the Controversial US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on the Use of Screening Mammography.

@article{Sharpe2016TheEO,
  title={The Effect of the Controversial US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on the Use of Screening Mammography.},
  author={Richard E. Sharpe and David C. Levin and Laurence Parker and Vijay M. Rao},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR},
  year={2016},
  volume={13 11S},
  pages={e58-e61}
}
PURPOSE The 2009 release of updated US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening mammography differed sharply from those of the American Cancer Society, the ACR, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. The aim of this study was to ascertain the effect of these recommendations on the utilization of screening mammography in the Medicare population. METHODS The Medicare Part B Physician/Supplier Procedure Summary Master Files from 2005 through 2010… CONTINUE READING

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