EVERETT, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radia Inc., PS, a leading Pacific Northwest radiology and vascular group out of Everett WA, has signed a five-year contract with Zotec Partners to manage its accounts receivable.
“The radiology and imaging business in the United States faces serious challenges as the costs of providing value-added services continue to climb while reimbursements are being cut by both government and private payors,” said Rich Satre, M.D., Radia’s President and CEO. “The decision to outsource our medical billing operation to Zotec Partners is a key element in positioning Radia to further enhance our services for our patients and regional healthcare partners.”
“We chose Zotec Partners because it is a nationally recognized leader in radiology revenue cycle management and offers the best technology and expertise for billing and business analysis,” said Ward Hinger, Chief Administrative Officer of Radia. “We need the very best partners with specialized knowledge and a national perspective of our industry to help us run our business most effectively as we seek to mitigate the downward pressures on reimbursements and the cost of adaptation to change. Zotec is also able to provide an agile platform for rapid growth and to assist us with our continued emphasis on patient care and maximizing value for our partners in healthcare delivery.”
Radia Inc., PS is composed of more than 80 diagnostic radiologists and vascular surgeons and nearly 230 additional support staff. Radia serves thirteen hospitals in the state of Washington, providing a wide-range of professional radiological services. The group provides the highest quality outpatient imaging services at imaging centers in Everett and partners with Evergreen Medical Center in Kirkland and Redmond and Swedish Health Services Centers in Issaquah and Edmonds. Additionally, Radia has collaborated with Providence Regional Medical Center Everett to provide vascular and vein services in Everett and Mill Creek.
To learn more information about Zotec Partners, visit www.zotecpartners.com.
Radia’s board-certified physicians provide professional services in diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology, and vascular surgery. A broad range of services, including CT, MRI, PET-CT, nuclear medicine, pain management, dental imaging, ultrasound, bone density scans, echocardiography, breast MRI, and teleradiology, are provided in multiple hospital-based and free-standing clinic locations throughout Washington state. For more information, visit www.radia.net