Shrinking or non-existent Medicare rebates mean cancer patients are now having to pay hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars for standard radiology tests, advocacy groups say. Women with breast cancer now face $600 costs for an MRI scan for breast cancer staging and planning because the imaging is not covered by Medicare, a Senate inquiry ...
Patients now face $1000 gap fees for “standard of care” cancer scans
By Michael Woodhead
25 Jan 2018