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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.

Published Papers

Peer-reviewed scientific papers authored by the Neiman Institute investigators, fellows, and affiliates.

Overall Lung Cancer Screening Rates Low

A recent study found overall estimated screening rates of 1.75% for people covered by commercial insurance, 3.37% for those covered by traditional Medicare (fee-for-service), and 4.56% for those covered by Medicare Advantage plans. Full Article

Mary Beth Nierengarten, Elizabeth Rula, PhD. 2023. "Overall Lung Cancer Screening Rates Low," Cancer


A series of policy briefs and research columns focusing on topical issues in imaging health policy.

May 22, 2023

Medicaid Reimbursement Is Not Keeping Pace With Medicare

New data from the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute® offers insight into the differences between reimbursement rates for the two programs — bringing to light striking variations. While Medicare reimbursement rates are consistent nationally, differing only by a geographic cost index, Medicaid reimbursement rates are determined by each individual state and are based on Read More


Infographics produced primarily with Neiman Almanac data to better understand current health care issues.

August 22, 2022

Which Radiology Practices are Employing Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants?

Employment of NPPs by radiology practices has grown considerably in recent years, particularly in larger and urban practices.