How much does an X-Ray Cost?

What information can you get from an x-ray?

An x-ray can diagnose pneumonia, fluid around the lung, bone fractures, small bowel obstruction, dental cavity, foreign objects, and many more

The cost of an x-ray will vary depending on the location, self-pay, and type of medical insurance. Other factors that might influence cost are the location needing the x-ray and the number of views required. 

How to Lower Costs

 Locations: Outpatient imaging centers are generally more affordable, especially for self-pay. Urgent care settings are also less expensive compared to emergency rooms and Hospitals.

Know the indication: Ask your provider the purpose of the x-ray and if the result will change management.

Compare Prices: In some non-urgent situations, you can call different imaging centers in your location and get their prices.

Save on other aspects of health care: By using, you save on the cost of consulting with a healthcare professional. 

About Author

Dr. ike ogbu

Dr. Ike Ogbu is a Board Certified Internal medicine doctor with vast experience in the treatment of acute and chronic medical conditions. He also works in the hospital setting where he manages more acute conditions. Regardless of the clinical setting, his goal every day is to provide compassionate and complete care to every patient he treats.

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