Diagnostic imaging costs

Summary: Cash prices for medical procedures are getting easier to find. Here’s a price listing page from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation web site, which lists prices in categories like “diagnostic imaging” and “doctors office visit.” The site explains: “The services below have drop-down menus that show charges for frequently used services provided by Palo Alto Medical Foundation. The amounts you see are the most you would pay before any discounts that may be available to you. The charges also do not include any additional procedures that may be done as part of the visit. If you can’t find the service you are looking for, please call (888) 398-5677.” Cost of Services at Palo Alto Medical Foundation.”

Jeanne Pinder

Jeanne Pinder  is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The New York Times for almost 25 years as a reporter, editor and human resources executive, then volunteered for a buyout and founded...