Spain to set maximum wait for diagnostic tests:
This article was originally published in Clinica
In a pilot project to be carried out in three regions of Spain, Insalud, the country's national health agency, is looking at setting a maximum waiting time of 90 days for diagnostic testing. The initial project will only include CAT scans and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The agency also plan to reduce the maximum waiting time to see a specialist to four months.
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