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Provider Webinar for IPM

Date: 02/07/23

In an effort to continue promotion of quality improvement for services provided to Ambetter from Western Sky Community Care members, effective March 1, 2023, Ambetter from Western Sky Community Care is expanding its existing partnership with National Imaging Associates, Inc. (NIA) to provide the management and prior authorization of non-emergent outpatient Interventional Pain Management (IPM) procedures.  This decision is consistent with industry-wide efforts to ensure clinically appropriate quality of care and to manage the increasing utilization of these services.


Ambetter from Western Sky Community Care and NIA welcome providers to attend an upcoming provider education webinar on the NIA IPM 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 these educational sessions.


Tuesday, February 14, 2023                   12:00 PM MST

Register at the following address:


Wednesday, February 15, 2023              8:00 AM MST

Register at the following address:


Thursday, February 16, 2023                  12:00 PM MST

Register at the following address:


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.  


Ambetter from Western Sky Community Care and NIA look forward to working with you to ensure that your Ambetter from Western Sky Community Care members receive IPM 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.):


    (US Toll) 1-646-558-8656 

    (US Toll) 1-669-900-6833 


    Meeting ID for Tuesday, February 14, 2023               12:00 PM MST              ID# 927 9843 3473        

    Meeting ID for Wednesday, February 15, 2023           8:00 AM MST               ID# 927 5319 7988

    Meeting ID for Thursday, February 16, 2023               12:00 PM MST              ID# 994 4924 5267


All Ambetter from Western Sky Community Care 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 “Physician’s office that orders procedures” 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.