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CareSelect Imaging Open Access Portal

The CareSelect Imaging Open Access Portal is a web version of NDSC's qualified Clinical Decision Support Mechanism (qCDSM) that enables the use of Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC). The intention of the Open Access Portal is to provide all ordering providers with access to clinical decision support (CDS), regardless of access to an EMR integrated CDS solution. The Open Access Portal enables providers to fulfill the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) legislative requirement that a CDS consultation must be done at the point of ordering for all high-tech imaging orders. The Open Access Portal does not use Protected Health Information (PHI) in any form.

To access the CareSelect Imaging Open Access Portal for the first time, navigate to http://openaccess.careselect.org/registration and register for an account. To register, you will provide basic information, including your name, NPI, email, etc. Once your registration is complete, you will be able to log into the application.

To access the CareSelect Imaging Open Access Portal post registration, navigate to https://openaccess.careselect.org and enter the username and password created during your initial registration.