Should You Establish An IDTF?

As payment methods evolve and as hospitals and health systems work to find lower cost alternatives to meet patient demands, Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities (IDTF) are emerging as a feasible option for remaining competitive in the outpatient imaging field. In some instances, insurers are refusing to pay for certain types of MRIs and CT scans performed in hospital-based settings across the U.S. Advis believes that this is a leading indicator of more restrictions to come.

    Plan B? An IDTF Strategy.