Does the Insurance Company Require the Certification of Neurointerventionist for Payment of the Interventional Procedure?

Does the insurance company require the certification of neurointerventionist for payment of the interventional procedure?

I’m an interventional neuroradiologist in South Korea. Korea’s health insurance service inquired of the Korean Society of Interventional Neuroradiology what is the qualification of neurointerventionist for payment of interventional procedure.

I want to know certification requirements for neurointervention in America.

Does the insurance company require the other certification as well as ABR or institutional certification of fellowship?

Does the Insurance Company Require the Certification of Neurointerventionist for Payment of the Interventional Procedure?
Chang-Woo Ryu • East-West Neo Medical Center

2 thoughts on “Does the Insurance Company Require the Certification of Neurointerventionist for Payment of the Interventional Procedure?

  • September 21, 2009 at 6:12 am
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    Not at our hospital. If the Credentialing Committee grants a person the privilege for performing neurointerventional procedures, basically anyone can do them regardless of the type of board certification they hold and of the specialty. That is why, cardiologists, vascular surgeons, neurologists and neurosurgeons are able to do these procedures in addition to neuroradiologists. What is more troublesome is that despite the multisociety guidelines of training, few of these specialties follow them.

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