General News

SIR Celebrates Third Annual International Day of Radiology on Nov. 8; Communications Toolkit Available
Major IR Residency Milestone Achieved: ACGME Approves Program Requirements; Learn More About Milestone for IR/DR Certificate and New IR Residency
SIR 2015 Online Registration Now Open: Experience the World's Most Comprehensive IR Educational Experience; New SIR Expo Enhancements, More Planned for SIR 2015 in Atlanta
VALUE Study Reports on Accreditation Status and Location of Outpatient Vascular Testing Facilities Among Medicare Beneficiaries; Funded by Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
Application Period Ends Oct. 24 for SIR's International Scholarship Program; Physicians Within 10 Years of Completion of Training, Practicing Outside North America, Encouraged to Apply to Attend SIR 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia
Registration now open—Y-90: The Complete Course; Jan. 11-14, 2015, Learn more
SIR Comments to CMS on Proposed 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Rule and Hospital Outpatient Services
JVIR Celebrates Silver Jubilee in 2015; Seeks Input on IR Milestones (Events, Discoveries, Publications) Since 1990; Submit Suggestions by Oct. 30.
SIR and SIR Foundation Nominations Due Oct. 10, 2014; See SIR Leadership Page for More Information
SIR submits Comments to FDA on Laparoscopic Power Morcellation Devices
SIR, Other Specialties Register Concerns With CMS on Implementation of Physician Open Payments Sunshine Act; See SIR's Sunshine Act Page for More Information
American Board of Radiology Announces Timing Change for 2015 and 2016 VIR Subspecialty Oral Examinations; For 2015 and 2016, Exam Previously Offered in Fall Will be Administered in May, Learn More
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Member News

The 2015 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting is Now Available on the 2015 ICD-10-CM and GEMs Web Page; See SIR’s ICD-10 Dedicated Resource Page for More Information
ABR Board of Trustees Issues Call for Applications for Associate Executive Director
New Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Rule Reclassifies Hydrocodone; Prohibits Refills, Establishes Other Restrictions, Learn More
Member Alert: FDA Issues Class I Recall for CloverSnare Vascular Retrieval Device
Deadline to Submit Nominations For Open Positions on 2015 SIR Executive Council and SIR Foundation Board of Directors: Oct. 10, 2014; More Information on Positions and Process on SIR Leadership page, Use Online Form For Self Nomination, to Nominate Someone Else, Please Email
All About ICD-10: SIR Develops
New ICD-10 Resources Web Page With Up-to-date Information Learning Opportunities, Practice Impact
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Issues Update to 2010 Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Safety Communication
Now Available: 2014 SIR Interventional Radiology Coding Update; Free Download for SIR Members; Nonmembers May Purchase in IR Store
CMS issues Final Rule for 2014 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule — Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Released 2014 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule; SIR Provides More Information Here.
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