Image-Guided Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy (IGVB) Economic Analysis

Institute of Health Economics Working Paper WP 06-02.

The purpose of this report is to examine the economic implications for the province if a supplement to the fee schedule were allowed for vacuum-assisted biopsies.

NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in and prior to 2006 have different formats; the format was determined by the agency for which the document was produced.

Publication Type: Economic Reports

Year of Publication: 2006

Topics: Cancer, Health Economics / Healthcare Costs, Screening

Authors: Arto Ohinmaa, Egon Jonsson, Philip Jacobs

ISBN (online): 978-1-926929-49-1

ISSN: 1481-3823