Americans depend far too much on imaging scans for checking their health, which is causing medical costs to explode. Medical companies pushing their own products are responsible for the problem, according to Forbes magazine. Now these firms are experiencing a backlash.Imaging scans make up five per cent of the $2 trillion (about €1.3 trillion) spent on US health care, and their use has risen by 20 per cent a year since 1999. In 2007, Congress dramatically cut imaging payments in outpatient clinics in order to stop runaway Medicare costs....
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