Shrinking or non-existent Medicare rebates mean cardiology patients are now having to pay hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars in gap fees for “standard of care” radiology tests, advocacy groups say. Patients now face up to $2400 upfront costs and $775 out of pocket costs for tests such as coronary calcium scoring CT, echocardiogram and ...
Cardiology patients face $775 gap costs for imaging tests
By Michael Woodhead
1 Feb 2018