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Radiation-Emitting Products

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If the assessment category is "incomplete" and the patient is referred for additional testing such as ultrasound or MRI to complete the diagnosis, must the facility revise the original report if, as a result of this referral, the assessment is changed to one of the other categories?

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No. However, if the other test is covered under MQSA (e.g., mammographic coned or magnification views), the facility performing these views must issue a report reflecting the final assessment.

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