Out of 20 common IR procedures included in the analysis, only one experienced a pay increase between 2012 and 2020, researched found.
That's according to an opinion piece from one resident physician, published Wednesday in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.
Experts from five leading medical centers offered their money must-dos in a review published Wednesday in Academic Radiology.
On the heels of Mednax selling its imaging business line to Rad Partners, SimonMed and LucidHealth are also allegedly entertaining offers, according to a report published Tuesday.
A federal judge dismissed the suit last week, determining that attorneys failed to adequately argue that ABR violated antitrust rules.
While published stipends in the U.S. start at $49,547, when accounting for cost of living, pay can drop considerably, diving as low as $26,915.
Officials said the pact will remain in place after Hitachi completes the sale of its imaging products to Fujifilm.
The specialty has seen a decline in available MIPS metrics in recent years, as the feds have "topped out" those with extremely high national performance, experts said.
All told, the private equity-backed physician services firm employs more than 900 radiologists operating in 570-plus facilities.
CMS had originally planned to kick off the mandatory bundled-payment effort in July, but will now punt the go-live date to Jan. 1, 2022.
“Implementing this revised policy will deny patients access to state-of-the-art imaging," college CEO William Thorwarth Jr., MD, wrote this month.
SBA believes Judge Michael Williamson overstepped his authority in June when he ruled that yanking away funds from Gateway Radiology was discriminatory