On a high-deductible health plan this year? You are not alone! More and more employers are implementing these plans that put more of the responsibility to pay out-of-pocket for certain health care procedures onto the patient. As a health care provider, Shields is seeing a rise in inquiries around price for an MRI scan, which have a reputation for being a high-cost imaging procedure.Read More
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You've seen Shields' commercials. Your doctor or insurance company has reminded you of it. So you get it - choosing Shields MRI can save you money! But why?? How can an MRI that is of the highest-quality cost up to 60% less than hospitals?
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.
If you drove by Shields MRI in Framingham on black Friday this year, you'd have seen a line of MRI shoppers out the door beginning at just after midnight.
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Castlight Health, Inc. San Francisco, CA (415) 829-1400, firstname.lastname@example.org