The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute studies the value and role of radiology in evolving health care delivery and payment systems, including quality based approaches to care and the impact of medical imaging on overall health care costs. Neiman Institute research provides a foundation for evidence-based imaging policy to improve patient care and bolster efficient, effective use of health care resources. Read the 2016 Neiman Institute Annual Report.

Alternative Payment Model (APM) Toolkit

The APM Toolkit is a set of web-based tools that provide data to assist radiology practices in developing APMs and negotiating arrangements for Accountable Care Organization (ACO) participation.

 

Inpatient Cost Evaluation Tool (ICE–T)

ICE-T aggregates multiple years of Medicare inpatient claims data and allows the user to examine both hospital and imaging costs across inpatient diagnosis related groups (DRGs).

 

 

Breast Screening Bundle Tool

The Brest Screening Bundle Tool allows radiology practices to estimate professional, technical, and global bundled prices for breast cancer screening bundles using different assumptions for which services are included, service utilization, and reimbursement rates.