Practice should be aware of
the following financial considerations:
- Over time, the practice will
generate a significant increase in revenues
with the addition of nuclear cardiology to their
- There is typically a thirty
to forty-five day delay in cash flow between
the time of your first scan and the time that
you begin to receive payments from Medicare
and insurance (this time delay will vary).
- Medicare payment for nuclear
cardiology procedures conducted is considered
satisfactory and is said to be firm through the
- Because no "up-front"
investment is required, the financial returns
begin immediately for the practice.