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NIA Physical Medicine Program Webinar

May 27, 2021

In keeping with our commitment to promote continuous quality improvement for services provided to WellCare members, effective July 1, 2021, WellCare has entered into an agreement with National Imaging Associates, Inc. (NIA) to implement a Physical Medicine Program. This program includes utilization management for outpatient rehabilitative and habilitative physical medicine. This program is consistent with industry-wide efforts ensuring that physical medicine services provided to our members are consistent with nationally recognized clinical guidelines.

Services managed and authorized by NIA will include outpatient:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

WellCare and NIA welcome providers to attend an upcoming provider education webinar on the NIA Physical Medicine Program prior authorization process. There will be several one hour long webinar sessions that will take place on the following dates. You will only need to attend one of the following educational sessions:

Registration is now closed for these sessions:

  • Thursday June 17, 2021 - 12:00 PM EST
  • Wednesday June 23, 2021 - 12:00 PM EST
  • Wednesday June 30, 2021 - 9:00 AM EST

It is recommended but not mandatory that you RSVP at least one week prior to the training that you plan to attend by registering for one of the education sessions above. You can either click on the registration link or type the URL address into your browser to register.

You will receive a registration confirmation email from NIA for the Webinar session you selected. It is recommended that computer access is utilized if possible to view educational documents during the webinar. To access the webinar by computer, please click on the link for the session you would like to attend or type the URL address into your browser. Please see call in instructions below, if you do not have computer access.

WellCare and NIA look forward to working with you to ensure that your WellCare members receive Therapy services delivered in a quality, clinically appropriate fashion.

Access Instructions

You will need a computer with Internet access to view the education materials presented during the Webinar.
Please attempt to sign in 15 minutes prior to the meeting start time.

Telephone (Please use caution to dial number correctly.):


+1 346 248 7799 (US Toll)

+1 253 215 8782 (US Toll)

  • Meeting ID for June 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST: 975 7833 8706
  • Meeting ID for June 23, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST: 966 5729 4620
  • Meeting ID for June 30, 2021 at 9:00 AM EST:   995 0758 4964

All WellCare approved training/education materials are posted on the NIA website, For new users to access these web-based documents, a RadMD account ID and password must be created.

To get started, simply go to, click the New User button, select "Physical Medicine Practitioner"; and submit a "RadMD Application for New Account". Once the application has been processed and a password link delivered by NIA via e-mail, you will then be invited to create a new password. Links to the approved training/education documents will be among the RadMD Menu Options available after logging into the website.

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