Another take on the cost of imaging

It’s no secret that radiology has been in the crosshairs of policymakers aiming to cut healthcare costs. Diagnostic imaging is costly, and those expenses are even harder to swallow when studies reveal that some imaging tests are unnecessary in the first place.

But the problem is a complicated one, as diagnostic imaging is an essential tool and too many cuts can cause a different set of issues. The Fiscal Times took a stab at summing up the main drivers in imaging costs—and how to bring those costs down—in a recent article you can find at the link below: