How much does an MRI cost? In Lebanon, Ore., it’s $485

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers



Of course, no one shops for health-care services on price alone. Still, we’re interested to see how many service providers are posting prices.

This one, Northwest MRI in Lebanon, Ore., about 50 miles south of Portland, offers a $485 MRI and is clearly competing on price.

The site says, “our top priority is to provide discount MRI services with the highest quality equipment in a comfortable atmosphere. … Our mission is to provide high quality, accessible, and affordable MRI services for economical minded consumers in a fast, friendly, and professional manner.

“If you are looking for discount MRI services or have a high deductible or no health insurance, Northwest MRI is focused on you.”

Here’s the first part of our two-part series on “How much does an MRI cost?” We also link in this piece to price lists.