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Message to SVU Members from President Kelly Byrnes Regarding COVID-19

March 19, 2020

March 19, 2020 This is a difficult time for all of us. As healthcare professionals, many of you…

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Message to SVU Members Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 19, 2020

SVU has closed its office indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with all staff moving to remote operations….

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Great news for SVU!

November 22, 2019

2020 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Here is a summary of…

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CMS Releases Proposed Rules for 2020

August 14, 2019

Calendar Year 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and…

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IMPORTANT ADVOCACY UPDATE- 2019 Final Rule

November 9, 2018

YOUR SVU ADVOCACY TEAM DELIVERED! One of the most important investments of your membership dues is the unified…

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Claims Reprocessing: What you need to know

March 28, 2018

We recently posted an article on the SVU website about changes to the Medicare program that affects many…

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Update on Medicare Part B Physician Fee Schedule

March 21, 2018

As you are aware, On December 27th, there was a Correction Notice issued relevant to the CY 2018…

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DEVASTATING CUTS AVERTED!: CMS issues Correction Notice

December 27, 2017

Late Friday, the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) issued a Correction Notice for the Hospital Outpatient…

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Share Your Expertise: Submit an Article

The best way to get your name out there is to get published. Submit your latest manuscript to JVU.

SVU Statement on Quality Vascular Education

SVU believes that appropriate training and quality education is of great importance. Quality vascular educational programs should provide strong clinical training and education sufficient to gain registry qualification.

Standards for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonography

The Industry Standards for the Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs) in Sonography is the work product involving 26 sonography‐related professional organizations, accreditation bodies, and manufacturers.

Scope of Practice for the Diagnostic Ultrasound Professional

In May 2013, representatives of sixteen organizations came together to begin the process of revising the existing Scope of Practice and Clinical Practice Standards. Thus began a process that engaged the participating organizations in an unrestricted dialogue about needed changes.