Radiologists can benefit from participating in episodic payment models—even those that aren’t radiology-focused. Capitalizing on opportunities to provide imaging during care episodes can push radiologists over the threshold for the positive payment adjustments that come with meeting the criteria for Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) participation.
Imaging utilization in the U.S. varies more at the county level than at the state level, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. In addition, researchers found poor ratings in economic measures, such as income and insurance coverage, independently correlated with higher imaging utilization—the opposite of what they expected.
Serving Southern Connecticut for more than 110 years, Advanced Radiology Consultants is expanding their services with their opening of a new imaging center in Wilton, which is the company’s eighth imaging center.