The Problem: $26.5 Billion in Unnecessary Use
Unnecessary or preventable utilization is a byproduct of our fee-for-service payment system. CT and MRI scans alone contribute up to $26.5 Billion in unnecessary use annually. A shift towards value-based care delivery will help eliminate spiraling costs and reduce waste. Verisk Health provides the tools payers and providers need to evaluate the appropriateness of medical services, including the efficient use of expensive imaging, based on the risk profile of a patient or population.
Source: McKinsey Global Institute