Economics

The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology recently met with the Louisville, Kentucky, insurer, which shared an openness to reviewing a recent coverage determination. 

Indiana University imaging experts see an opportunity for the specialty to learn from the tech offshoot's demise. 

CMS should coordinate rate-setting between OPPS and the physician fee schedule, and consider implementing prior authorization, Brookings experts argued. 

Docs are “particularly concerned” that the dearth of data could be concealing issues with cost measures or benchmarks, 45 physician groups including the ACR wrote recently.

The news comes days after an investment industry publication unearthed the reported $600M deal with American Securities, citing anonymous sources.

Akumin balloons its total to 78 radiology clinics in its home state and more than 130 across the country.

Following the deal, TRG now has a physical presence in 28 states while offering teleradiology care nationwide, officials said Tuesday.

Consolidation continues to spread in radiology, with American Securities reportedly reaching a deal to buy Arizona-based SimonMed, PE Hub reported.

Physicians in imaging saw their pay decrease 3% in 2020 as practices grappled with job losses, reduced hours and fewer patient visits, according to a new salary survey. 

After closing the deal Thursday, the Germany-based manufacturer now offers the full gamut of cancer care services, ranging from imaging to radiation therapy.

The legislation requires hospitals to provide upfront pricing for certain “shoppable” services, including 13 specified imaging exams. 

Those filing suit claim the radiology vendor has made misleading or incomplete statements about the merger, which Change denies.