Atlanta, GA CT Scan Cost Comparison

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A CT Scan in Atlanta costs $1,394 on average when you take the median of the 79 medical providers who perform CT Scan procedures in Atlanta, GA. The least expensive CT Scan in Atlanta is $230 for a CT Maxillofacial (Sinus) while the most expensive CT Scan list price is $3,600 for a CT Angiography - Foot, Ankle, Leg, Hip. There are 22 different types of CT Scan provided in Atlanta, listed below, and the price for each differs based upon your insurance type. As a healthcare consumer you should understand that prices of medical procedures vary and if you shop from the Atlanta providers below you may be able to save money. Start shopping today and see what you can save!
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Compare CT Scan Providers in Atlanta, GA

Facility City Type
Piedmont Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Tanner Medical Center Carrollton Carrollton Acute Care Hospital
Northside Hospital - Cherokee Canton Acute Care Hospital
Northside Hospital - Forsyth Cumming Acute Care Hospital
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Atlanta Childrens Hospital
Dekalb Medical Center - Hillandale Campus Lithonia Acute Care Hospital
Northside - Woodstock Imaging Woodstock Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside - Cumming Imaging Cumming Diagnostic Testing Facility
Georgia Health Imaging Lilburn Diagnostic Testing Facility
Medica Stand-up MRI of Atlanta Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Emory Eastside Medical Center Snellville Acute Care Hospital
Tanner Medical Center Villa Rica Villa Rica Acute Care Hospital
Northside - Hembree Imaging Roswell Diagnostic Testing Facility
North Atlanta Diagnostic and Cardiovascular Center Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wellstar Cobb Hospital Austell Acute Care Hospital
Spalding Regional Medical Center Griffin Acute Care Hospital
Wellstar Paulding Hospital Dallas Acute Care Hospital
Lifetest Imaging Center Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Fayette Health Imaging Fayetteville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wellstar Douglas Hospital Douglasville Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Fayette Hospital Fayetteville Acute Care Hospital
Northside - Johnson Ferry Imaging Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Ammed Medical Imaging Riverdale Diagnostic Testing Facility
Open MRI and CT Specialists of Stockbridge Stockbridge Diagnostic Testing Facility
Georgia Diagnostic Centers Lawrenceville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Decatur Health Imaging Decatur Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside - Dekalb Imaging Decatur Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
OMI Diagnostics (Marietta) Marietta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Griffin Imaging Griffin Diagnostic Testing Facility
Diagnostic Imaging of Buckhead Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside - Midtown Imaging Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Emory-adventist Hospital Smyrna Acute Care Hospital
Dekalb Medical Center Decatur Acute Care Hospital
Sylvan Grove Hospital Jackson Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Piedmont Mountainside Hospital Jasper Acute Care Hospital
Atlantic Diagnostic Center Canton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital Marietta Acute Care Hospital
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Atlanta Childrens Hospital
Emory Crawford Long Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Higgins General Hospital Bremen Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Northside - Snellville Imaging Snellville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Dunwoody Imaging, LLC Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Montreal Medical Imaging Tucker Diagnostic Testing Facility
High Field Open MRI Roswell Diagnostic Testing Facility
Gwinnett Medical Center Lawrenceville Acute Care Hospital
Medica Forsyth Open MRI and CT Cumming Diagnostic Testing Facility
Henry Medical Center Stockbridge Acute Care Hospital
Northside - Gwinnett Imaging Lawrenceville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Barrow Regional Medical Center Winder Acute Care Hospital
Georgia Imaging and Vascular Institute Buford Diagnostic Testing Facility
OMI Diagnostics (Lake Hearn) Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Rockdale Medical Center Conyers Acute Care Hospital
Piedmont Newnan Hospital Newnan Acute Care Hospital
Cartersville Medical Center Cartersville Acute Care Hospital
South Fulton Medical Center East Point Acute Care Hospital
Northside - Conyers Imaging Conyers Diagnostic Testing Facility
Lawrenceville Health Imaging Lawrenceville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside - Village Center Imaging Stockbridge Diagnostic Testing Facility
Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Imaging Associates of Canton Canton Diagnostic Testing Facility
Grady Memorial Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Newton Medical Center Covington Acute Care Hospital
Roswell Imaging Center Roswell Diagnostic Testing Facility
Jasper Memorial Hospital Monticello Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Atlanta Medical Center Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
Outpatient Imaging Peachtree City Diagnostic Testing Facility
Southern Regional Medical Center Riverdale Acute Care Hospital
Northside - West Paces Imaging Atlanta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Newnan Health Imaging Newnan Diagnostic Testing Facility
Northside - McGinnis Ferry Imaging Duluth Diagnostic Testing Facility
Warm Springs Medical Center Warm Springs Critical Access (Rural) Hospital
Walton Regional Medical Center Monroe Acute Care Hospital
Emory University Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
North Fulton Regional Hospital Roswell Acute Care Hospital
OMI Diagnostics (Alpharetta) Alpharetta Diagnostic Testing Facility
Wesley Woods Hospital Atlanta Acute Care Hospital
OMI Diagnostics (Douglasville) Douglasville Diagnostic Testing Facility
Medical Imaging at Honey Creek Conyers Diagnostic Testing Facility

CT Scan Introduction

CT scans (CAT Scan) use special x-ray equipment to produce multiple pictures of the inside of the body. Software joins the pictures together in cross-sectional views for detailed examination. CT scans can be used to view internal organs, bone, soft tissue and blood vessels. These scans provide greater clarity than conventional x-ray exams. Often a special dye, called contrast, may be ingested to further enhance the scan images and the various structural relationships of the areas of interest. so that specific areas inside the body are highlighted. CT scans are often used to defining the structural relationships of the spin, the spinal cord, and its nerves. CT scans are also used in the chest to identify tumors, cysts, or infections that may be suspected on a chest x-ray. CT scans of the abdomen are extremely helpful in defining body organ anatomy, including visualizing the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, aorta, kidneys, uterus, and ovaries. CT scans in this area are used to verify the presence or absence of tumor, infection, abnormal anatomy, or changes of the body from trauma.

CT Scan Patient Preparation

Most facilities recommend that you limit eating and drinking prior to your CT scan. Try to reduce the amount of caffeine or sugar you consumer the day prior to your CT scan. Do not take liquid pills the morning of your exam. Other medications may be taken with water. Bring a list of all your medications with you for review by the facility. Wear loose and comfortable clothing, although depending upon the test some patients may be asked to change into a hospital gown for the examination. Do not take liquid pills the morning of your exam. Other medications may be taken with water. Bring a list of all your medications with you for review by the facility.

What to expect during and after a CAT Scan

The overall preparation and CT scan testing visit will take approximately 2 hours. Wear comfortable cloths. You may be required to change into a gown. Once you arrive at the CT scan facility you may receive a contrast agent (a liquid that enhances imaging of certain organs or blood vessels). Depending upon the type of CT scan the contrast agent may be administered orally, intravenously, or as an enema. The contrast agent will take about 45 minutes to properly distribute throughout your body. At the time of the procedure you will be asked to remove any clothing, jewelry, or other objects that might interfere with the procedure which include dentures, eyeglasses, metal zippers and buttons. Upon entering the testing room you will be asked to lay down on the scanner bed. It is important that you lay still during the scan. If it is painful to lay flat and still on your back make sure you bring some form of pain medication. Make sure you tell the doctor or technician that you plan to take pain medication prior to having the test performed.

Once the procedure is complete, you will be asked to wait until the technologist determines that the images are of high enough quality for the radiologist to read. Your CT scan will be interpreted by a trained radiologist and results are typically sent to the referring physician within 24-48 hours.

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