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Peer-reviewed scientific papers authored by the Neiman Institute investigators, fellows, and affiliates.
Using the Medicare Physician-Supplier Procedure Summary Master File, we evaluated the evolving use of fMRI in
Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries from 2007 through 2017. Annual use rates (per 1,000,000 enrollees) increased from 17.7 to
32.8 through 2014 and have remained static since. Radiologists have remained the dominant specialty group from 2007 to 2017
(86.4% and 88.6% of all services, respectively), and the outpatient setting has remained the dominant place of service (65.4% and
65.4%, respectively). Full Article
Solmaz Asnafi, MD, Richard Duszak Jr, MD, Jennifer M. Hemingway, MS, Danny R. Hughes, PhD, Jason W. Allen, MD, PhD. 2020. "Evolving Use of fMRI in Medicare Beneficiaries," American Journal of Neuroradiology
A series of policy briefs focusing on topical issues in imaging health policy.
August 10, 2017
The Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute™ annual report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. The report highlights several key accomplishments, including the launch of the Inpatient Cost-Evaluation Tool (ICE-T), a Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR) report on a proposed breast cancer screening bundle and numerous other scientific achievements. Read More
Infographics produced primarily with Neiman Almanac data to better understand current health care issues.
October 30, 2019
This study assessed radiologists’ performance in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), with attention to the impact of the novel MIPS-Alternative Payment Models (APMs) participation option created under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. View Infographic