Economics

The publicly traded imaging center operator postponed its Q2 earnings call after missing a deadline, and the investor service said lengthier delays could lead to a default.

The Minneapolis-based vendor has inked several recent radiology-related partnerships, with Google Cloud and Siemens Healthineers, among others.

CMS finalized the MCIT proposal in January ahead of the White House changeover and had planned to implement it in December. 

A coalition of 16-plus medical groups, representing radiology and other specialities, has formed to oppose the clinical labor wage update. 

Payments for some office-based services are slated to fall 20%, potentially devastating private groups, experts said recently. 

Atlanta-based ImageLink already has 14 locations across Georgia and Ohio, while a 15th just recently opened in Boynton Beach, Florida. 

Radiology Associates is based in Corpus Christi, Texas, and employs 18 physicians working across 5 outpatient imaging centers. 

The No Surprises Act is slated to take effect on Jan. 1, but imaging advocates believe providers and payers need another year to comply with the mandate. 

Failure to act could lead to further retirements, office closures or reduced staffing, MD Reps. Ami Bera and Larry Bucshon wrote to House leaders. 

Princeton Radiology and Medical Park Imaging will operate more than a dozen locations in New Jersey following their integration. 

The publicly traded imaging center operator is expanding vertically with the deal, moving into oncology solutions, imaging joint ventures, and advising others on acquisitions. 

Genesis Healthcare System had worked with Radiology Associates of Southeastern Ohio for about 20 years, with the practice joining Rad Partners in 2016. 

Around the web

Two different companies announced that they are recalling all lots of the medication. 

CardioSmart, an online resource for both patients and clinicians, has a new editor. 

The funding includes $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan resources for providers who treat Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicare patients.

   
   
   
   
   
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