March 29, 2023
Our new study found that only 1.8% of eligible Americans with commercial insurance received lung cancer screening. The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, determined 2017 screening rates for patients who were eligible for lung cancer screening by low-dose computed tomography, as determined United States Preventive Services Task Force guidelines. Read More
March 27, 2023
Out-of-pocket costs for screening mammography have been mostly eliminated for women over 40 years old, but not for any needed follow-up procedures or testing if a screening mammogram is abnormal. Our study published in JAMA Network Open found that higher out-of-pocket costs is associated with lower utilization of subsequent diagnostic imaging. Read More
The mission of the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute® is to establish foundational evidence for health policy and radiology practice that promotes the effective and efficient use of health care resources and improves patient care.