Shields Health Care Group Blog

The question everyone asks: WHY does Shields MRI cost less?

Posted by Lisa Campisi

You've heard our commercials. You've seen Tedy Bruschi say it. You get it - choosing Shields can save you money! But why?? How can an MRI that is of the highest-quality cost up to 60% less than hospitals? 

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Tags: price, cost, mri price, transparency, MRI cost, high-deductible health plan

Two MRIs. One BIG difference.

Posted by Lisa Campisi

You don't have to be a radiologist to see what's wrong in THIS picture. While the pictures above are a fun way of showing a price difference, its a very real scenario in Massachusetts. The fact is that the price of an MRI in Massachusetts can vary as much as 65% for the EXACT same scan – the same technology, the same body part, even the same time of day. The purpose of an MRI is to look deeper; perhaps it’s time for consumers to do the same – to their MRI bills.

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Tags: open-bore MRI, MRI, cost, open MRI, copays, health premiums, MRI centers, mri price, health care shopping, high-deductible health plan, HDHP

Five REAL tips to help the family on a high-deductible health plan

Posted by Lisa Campisi

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Tags: health care dollars, MRI, cost, copays, healthcare expenses, health premiums, health insurer, mri price, high-deductible health plan, HDHP