National Imaging Associates, a Magellan Health Services Company
Welcome to RADMD

Health Plans

Maryland Physicians Care

Welcome to the Maryland Physicians Care page. Here you can download policies and procedures specific to both ordering providers and imaging facilities. These include quick reference guides and information designed to assist you in using the RadMD Web site to obtain and check authorizations.

Beginning January 1, 2021, NIA will provide utilization mangement for outpatient rehabilitative and habilitative physical medicine services on behalf of Maryland Physicians Care for members 21 years and older. Services requiring prior authorization include:

  • Physical therapy services
  • Occupational therapy services
  • Speech therapy services

In addition, NIA provides utilization management services for non-emergent, advanced diagnostic imaging services for Maryland Physicians Care. In addition to the procedures that currently require prior authorization through NIA, certain cardiac-related procedures will also require prior authorization beginning January 1, 2021:

  • MUGA Scan
  • Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI)
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography (TTE/TEE)

If you have any questions about the NIA Program, please contact your dedicated NIA Provider Relations Manager, Charmaine Everett.  

Update on COVID-19

Physical Medicine Program

Interventional Pain Management Program

Outpatient Imaging and Cardiac Program

RadMD Educational Documents

RadMD Educational Documents for Physical Medicine

Recorded General Trainings

Recorded RadMD Demos

Clinical Guidelines

  • Clinical Guidelines
  • Refer to the Utilization Review Matrix document to view specific codes managed by NIA  

Clinical Training Modules

We have a series of clinical training modules that will help you avoid delays and ensure that you have the right information before submitting your prior authorization request. Click here to access them.