MRI and CT Scans: Cost and Convenience

September 22, 2021 – 3 min read

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MRI and CT Scans: Cost and Convenience

Getting an MRI or CT scan can be a stressful experience for many people. In addition to worrying about the test results, you might be concerned about the MRI cost or CT scan cost and wondering how you will fit the appointment into your busy schedule. At Touchstone Medical Imaging, we make your diagnostic testing experience as seamless and stress-free as possible.


You have a choice about where to get your MRI or CT imaging—you don’t have to go to a hospital imaging department. Instead, consider your options for outpatient imaging and ask your doctor’s office for a referral to Touchstone Medical Imaging. At our conveniently located centers, you don’t have to sacrifice quality for a lower cost. We offer the same quality of imaging as the hospital, but at a price up to 60 % lower than that of a hospital.

We will verify your benefits and obtain insurance authorization before you come in for your scan. Touchstone Medical Imaging centers are in-network with most major insurance plans and offer a financial discount program for qualified patients. We also work with you to determine a form of payment you are comfortable with, and we have several payment options, including Care Credit and customized self-pay pricing if you are uninsured.


Touchstone Medical Imaging has outpatient imaging centers throughout Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas, so you can choose the location that is best for you, saving you the hassle of navigating a large medical complex.

Our entire focus is imaging—we exist to bring the very best in imaging service, quality and value to you. We schedule your MRI scan when it’s most convenient for you—with same-day and next-day appointments available at many centers, as well as weekend and evening hours at specific locations.

If your imaging study requires any special preparation, we will give you instructions at the time of scheduling, and we are always available to answer any questions you have before, during and after your visit.

An improved patient experience

Radiology technologists are the front-line providers at Touchstone Medical Imaging. Their expertise and compassion are key to both the quality of your scans and the experience you have. Our team of technologists has been handpicked to ensure that have the training and skills necessary to ensure your imaging results are as clear as possible, but also that they have a bedside manner that will help you stay at ease before, during and after your scan. The entire Touchstone Medical Imaging team is deeply committed to your safety and peace of mind.

Timely and accurate results

Waiting for results is no fun. That’s why your radiologist will send the completed report with results to your doctor, usually within 24 hours or less after your scan. Your doctor will then determine the best course of action for your care and treatment.

As an American College of Radiology-accredited facility, we use state-of-the-art medical imaging equipment, and our experienced radiologists are among the best in your region. Our board-certified radiologists undergo extensive subspecialty training, so you can feel confident knowing that you are receiving the highest quality of care and reliable, accurate imaging studies.


Touchstone Medical Imaging has a 97% customer satisfaction score, which means you can feel confident in your imaging choice. Contact the Touchstone Medical Imaging center nearest you to get more information and schedule an appointment.