National Imaging Associates

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Fast Facts

As a pioneer in radiology benefits management, National Imaging Associates (NIA) has been an industry leader since 1995, delivering innovative medical specialty solutions to effectively manage the cost and quality of diagnostic imaging and specialty health care.  

Our Headquarters

Avon, Conn.

NIA's Founding & Ownership

Who We Serve

  • Our clients: commercial heath plans and government agencies
  • Our clients' customers, including health care consumers, physicians, and other providers

Covered Lives We Serve

Approximately 18 million covered lives (as of January, 2013)

Our Accreditations & Awards

  • NCQA Utilization Management Certification
  • URAC Health Utilization Management Certification
  • 2008 American "Stevie" Award for Magellan/NIA's Customer Dashboard online reporting tool
  • Only RBM selected to participate in the CMS Demonstration Project, designed to test the effectiveness of Decision Support Systems (‘DSS') in influencing physician behavior - 2011
  • URAC Honorable Mention for consumer tool - 2012

Other Key Facts

  • NIA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Magellan Health Services (Nasdaq:MGLN). Magellan is ranked 749 on the Fortune 1,000 list. 
  • Each month, NIA reviews more than 450,000 advanced imaging requests for MRI, CT, PET, nuclear cardiology, and other imaging and specialty health care studies and services.
  • NIA was selected as an early adopter for the new URAC and JCAHO/NCQA Privacy Certification Program for Business Associates.