As health care costs climbed over the past decade, many of the most popular tests that helped push overall medical expenses higher took place in radiology and imaging labs. But something very different happened in 2010.

Picturing lower costs: Imaging usage declined in 2010

25/Jan/2011

Insurance companies such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts began offering financial incentives to medical groups to lower overall expenses. Imaging moved squarely into the cost-saving cross hairs.

Source: The Boston Globe