The Cost of an MRI
What is an MRI? MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. It uses magnetic fields to create images of your internal organs and can help your […]Read more
How Long Does an MRI Take?
Just the idea of an MRI can be scary: lying on that platform, being trapped inside that tube, worrying about what they might find. And […]Read more
5 reasons your breasts may hurt
Breast pain, formally called “mastalgia,” is very common. While some patients may worry that breast pain can be a sign of breast cancer, the vast […]Read more
Is My Mammogram Covered By My Insurance?
The fact is, mammography screening alone isn’t always enough to detect breast cancer. To find out, you may need another mammogram, ultrasound, breast MRI, or maybe even a biopsy. Those procedures are not guaranteed to be covered. This means there are a lot of wide ranges in how much follow-up scans cost and how much insurance will cover.Read more
How Much Do Mammograms Cost?
For an uninsured patient, the typical full-price cost of a mammogram ranges from $80 to $400 or more, with an average of about $102, according to Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. Some providers charge more, and while others may offer an uninsured discount. For example, patients who book their self-pay mammograms at Medmo are guaranteed cash-pay discounts up to hundreds of dollars for their breast exams.Read more
How is Breast Cancer Diagnosed?
Breast cancer is sometimes found after symptoms appear, but many women with breast cancer have no symptoms. This is why regular breast cancer screening is so important. Early diagnosis provides the best possible outcome for those with breast cancer.Read more
Is My MRI Covered By My Insurance?
As always, it’s never an easy question to answer; most imaging centers will accept your insurance, especially if it’s an in-network facility. However, whether or […]Read more
Can I Use Insurance for My CT Scan?
A CT is a high-tech scanning tool doctors use to help diagnose illness and monitor treatment effectiveness. The CT scan creates highly detailed images of […]Read more
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?Read more