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how much is a mri without insurance

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
21 years experience Radiology
MRI costs vary: Mri costs vary based on region and even imaging center. It sounds like you need two separate MRI studies. The cost of each study ranges from $400 to ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Diamond
45 years experience Family Medicine
Shop around: Shop around, tell them the situation, and tell the places that you are cash paying and want a break. I can't give you prices, they fluctuate in differ ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Sabb
25 years experience Sports Medicine
Good ?: Hi, you need to call outpatient imaging centers (independent facilities) that are NOT affiliated with a hospital. That is where you will find the bes ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
It depends: On the reason for the MRI and on the insurance carrier. Call your insurance company.
Dr. Carl Decker
24 years experience Radiology
IF MRI was indicated: If your insurance program requires preauthorization, that must be done before the exam is performed in order for the MRI to be reimbursed. Otherwise, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Look into : You may be eligible for charity care at a hospital. If you are not there are medical credit cards that may work for you such as care credit...
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
44 years experience Family Medicine
Don't worry: There is a long list of reasons why cardiac MRI might be ordered. But no matter what the issue at hand is, if you have normal left ventricular functio ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thea Cross
23 years experience Neurology
Negotiate: Self pay patients can usually find a physician or hospital that can negotiate a reduced fee and set up a payment plan for services.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Wrong place to ask: You're wandering (and wondering) blindly. Your insurance carrier has policies for everything, probably including your situation. Check your insurer's ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
No health insurance: 1st, lack of health insurance doesn't mean no medical care. You can get low cost, even free, good quality health care. Check out http://www.Alvinblin. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Price Shop.: MRIs are approximately $1000 per body part or more. So chest, abdomen, and pelvis may cost over $3000! However you can price shop in your area using s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
29 years experience Neurology
MRI: Some MRI facilities understand this issue and are willing to offer a payment plan or a reasonably affordable discount, check with your physician to ch ... Read More
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