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.

Data Tools

Neiman Almanac

The Neiman Almanac aggregates multiple years of data from varying data sources to create dynamic tables of both state and national figures on volume, spending, access and workforce of radiology services.

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. This toolkit contains the Inpatient Cost Evaluation Tool (ICE-T) and the Breast Screening Bundle Tool.

Neiman Imaging Types of Service (NITOS)

Neiman Imaging Types of Services (NITOS) codes provide a variable that can be merged into datasets by HCPCS code to identify imaging procedures by modality and anatomic site.

Radiologist Patient Facing Dataset (RPFD)

The RPFD allows radiologists to determine whether they may be designated as “patient facing” for the purpose of Merit-Based Incentive System (MIPS) participation.