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What is an Abdomen MRI

Abdomen MRI is a procedure that uses strong magnets and radio waves to create pictures of the inside of the abdomen. MRI’s differ from x-rays because they do not expose the patient to harmful radiation. In addition, abdominal MRI’s assist with the diagnoses of growths, and the evaluation of organs. Read more…

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Imaging Centers

What is a Mammogram?

A mammogram is a Breast X-ray used to assist in detecting cancer.  Mammograms are recommended annually for women 40 old older. Additionally, the CDC explains mammograms are useful in detecting breast cancer years before the cancer is felt. Patients will stand in front of a special X-ray machine. The breast Read more…

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Standup vs Open vs Closed MRI Machines

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging procedure that uses a large magnet, radio frequencies, and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body. MRI does not use radiation, as do X-rays or CT scans. Patients have choices when it comes to imaging needs, especially Read more…

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Referrals for MRI in California

Referrals for MRIs in California Doctors continue to refer patients for MRI, CT, and Ultrasound scans to assist in the treatment of various conditions.  While these medical scans work great in pinpointing different issues in one’s body, the financial burden of getting an MRI scan is another piece to consider. Read more…

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Healthcare costs

MRI Prices in Downey, CA

MRI cost in Downey, California: MRI scans in California vary in price due to the complexity of the scan as well as cash pay versus insured coverage payment.  Often, insured patients are shocked when they get the bill for a high out of pocket payment responsibility for MRI, CT, or Read more…

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MRI Cost in San Diego, CA

MRI cost in San Diego, California: California is ranked number one in price fluctuation for MRI scans.  According to NPR, a patient can pay as little as $255 or as high as $6,500 for an MRI scan. The article further mentions high costs are associated with tightly sealed contracts from Read more…

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Healthcare costs

MRI Price in Houston, Texas

MRI price in Houston, Texas: According to articles published in New Choice Health, the cost for MRI scans depends on multiple factors such as location, and the availability of stand-alone facilities.  As a high deductible patient, you can expect to pay anywhere between $700 – 1700 for an MRI in Read more…

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