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What is an Open MRI?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has revolutionized modern medical imaging, but laying in the scanner isn't exactly fun. In fact, if you suffer from claustrophobia, it may feel downright unbearable. To complete the scan, many people either take a sedative or find a center that offers open MRI. So what's an open MRI, and why doesn't everyone get one?

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How to Beat MRI Claustrophobia

No one likes being in tight spaces, but for some, close quarters can feel like a nightmare. If you experience intense claustrophobia but need an MRI, we recommend following these five tips before your scan to ensure your experience is comfortable – or, at a minimum, tolerable!

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A Guide to Understanding Health Insurance

Shopping around for a health insurance plan? When trying to figure out how much you'll owe for a service, like a medical scans, it's hard to get all the information you need in one shot.

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Using MRIs and CT Scans to Diagnose Neck or Back Pain

Neck pain can indicate many different problems of the cervical spine. An MRI or CT scan (also known as CAT scan) may help locate the problem, confirm the diagnosis, and guide treatment. So how do you know if you need one?

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How Much Should An MRI Cost?

Your doctor prescribed an MRI, and you don't exactly have a Cadillac insurance plan. You suspect you'll be on the hook for most of the bill... so just how much should you expect to pay? And what's negotiable? As Forbes, Time, and many others have found, a clear answer is often hard to get. But being informed can save you money.

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How To Find a Radiology Imaging Center

If you need a medical scan, like an MRI or CT scan, you'll want to find the right balance of price, quality, and convenience. In many cases, these three factors are related. So what's the best solution?

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How Much Does A CT Scan Cost?

What is the cost of a CT Scan (CAT Scan)? As we shared in our recent article about finding the best cost for an MRI, […]

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How Much Does an MRI Cost?

When it comes to buying a car, do you accept the first price a car dealer quotes, or do your research and negotiate with dealers to ensure you’re getting the best price? Unfortunately, we haven't had the same options when seeking medical care. Until now, that is – with Medmo.

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MRI or CT Scan? The Top Five Differences

One of the most common imaging related questions is about the core differences between an MRI and CT scan or CAT scan so we've put together five of the primary differences between an MRI and CT scan and the typical reasons that one might be ordered over another.

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