Millions wasted on low value care: knee MRI increased sevenfold in over 55s

Experts have decried a rapid increase in GP ordering of MBS-subsidised knee MRI scans, which they say is likely to have been unnecessary low value care, wasting hundreds of millions of healthcare dollars. The rate of publicly funded knee MRIs in over 55-year-olds increased about sevenfold between 2003 and 2017 with many likely to be ...

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