Private MRIs not yet decreasing public wait for scans: Sask. auditor

The Saskatchewan government passed a law to allow private MRI scans if they are ordered by a doctor. (CBC)

By The Canadian Press, June 6, 2017 

Judy Ferguson says wait time for MRIs went up slightly from March 2016 to end of December

Saskatchewan’s auditor says a one-for-one model that allows private MRI scans as long as a clinic does a second scan at no charge for a patient on the public wait list is not decreasing wait times.

Judy Ferguson says the wait time for an MRI actually went up slightly from March 2016 to the end of December.

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