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CBS Evening News recently aired a segment on unnecessary MRIs and CT scans that supports NIA's position on the issue of appropriate imaging examinations and patient safety. Watch the video below.

National Imaging Associates, Inc. is a clear leader in Radiology Benefits Management (RBM), offering the widest array of innovative solutions available.

NIA pioneered the RBM industry over the last 10 years and has consistently led the nation in providing quality improvement and economic benefit to our client partners. We were the first in the industry to receive URAC HIPAA Privacy and Security Accreditations and JCAHO/NCQA's Privacy Certification for Business Associates. NIA is also URAC Accredited and NCQA Certified in UM. We are fully certified to handle all of the Protected Health Information we receive in the course of our operations.

We continue to maintain a steadfast commitment to improving the quality of radiology care for patients, providing value added services to physicians, and delivering dramatically improved financial results to our healthplan partners.

We hope you will find this Website provides useful information about how the NIA solution is working for better healthcare in America. more»


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Watch for the Redesigned RadMD

In December, the redesigned home page will make its debut. The new RadMD Web page will include all the same tools and resources you've come to expect from NIA but also will feature a clean, fresh design that will be easier for you to navigate. We've made the Sign In and Track an Authorization sections more prominent and organized information so it will be easier for you to find what you need in areas like News & Alerts, More Online Tools, and Useful References. You won't need to change your login or password information and you'll keep logging in right here at


24/7 online access for imaging facilities and health plans to NIA's RadMD web site.
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Authorization Tracking:

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Online Tools

»Clinical Guidelines (Updated Regularly)

»Principal Life Insurance Company - Materials

»Take the 2009 Provider Satisfaction Survey Here

»CareSource Privileging Application

»Coventry Privileging Application

»Diagnostic Imaging Privileging Application

»Diagnostic Imaging Provider Assessment

»BlueChoice HealthPlan Diagnostic Imaging Questionnaire

»NPI (National Provider Identifier) FAQ

»Radiation Safety Information

»CareSource Materials

»Coventry/HealthAmerica - Materials

»Coventry/GHP - Materials

»Contrast Level Precertification Changes for CIGNA HealthCare

»Independent Health CardiacConnections Privileging Application

»Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Provider Assessment Application

»Imaging Update - Provider News

Latest Developments

NIA Applauds Imaging Appropriateness Measures in Federal Budget Proposal
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Magellan Health Services Raises Awareness of Patient Radiation Exposure

Managed Care Report on High Standards for Imaging
The entire report has been made available with permission from Eli Research. Anyone interested in subscribing to Managed Care Report should contact their subscriber services at 800-561-5736.
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