Author | Steven Gerst, MD, MBA, MPH


BCBS Plan is Flawed with Imaging Preauthorization Push

October 20, 2011

While the radiology benefit managers model has shown some benefits in curbing overutilization, most recent research points to a more cost-effective model for imaging: the use of medical appropriateness clinical decision support.

Accountable care organizations could dramatically affect radiology practice

Decision support, employment models, new teams could remake incentives that today drive radiology ordering.