Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Inspector General -- AUDIT

"Review of Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility Services Performed by Garfield Imaging Center," (A-09-04-00044)

May 5, 2005


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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

The objective of this review was to determine whether diagnostic services provided by Garfield Imaging Center LTD (Garfield Imaging) to Medicare beneficiaries in calendar years (CY) 2002 and 2003 were performed by qualified personnel under physician supervision pursuant to Medicare regulations and guidelines.  Based on our review, we found that the diagnostic services Garfield Imaging provided to Medicare beneficiaries in CY 2002 and 2003 were performed by qualified personnel under physician supervision pursuant to Medicare regulations and guidelines.