External Validation of Medicare Claims for Digital Mammography and Computer-Aided Detection
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 06/15/2012
Fenton JJ et al. – Medicare claims data can accurately distinguish film and digital bilateral mammograms and mammograms performed with and without computer–aided detection (CAD). The validity of Medicare claims data regarding film vs. digital mammography and computer–aided detection suggests that these data elements can be useful in research and quality improvement.