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When we assign a negative assessment to the mammography report, our reporting system automatically generates a normal lay summary. We have patients that have negative mammograms but for other reasons we want that person to have further work-up or even biopsy. In such cases can we assign a different assessment category to the mammography report so the correct lay summary automatically goes out? ...

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Can the medical report and lay summary have recommendations that are not the ones normally associated with a specific assessment category?

The decision of which assessment category to assign to a specific mammography report is left up to the interpreting physician. With respect to recommendations, the interpreting physician can make any recommendation he or she believes appropriate.

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