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Frequently Asked Questions
Our radiologists will evaluate your exam and send a report to your referring physician. Your referring physician will follow up with you directly to explain the results and the next steps in your care plan.
Yes, we have comfortable open MRI units, and we also have upright open MRI units. The upright open MRIs can be especially useful to evaluate back pain. We also offer sedation for your exam if necessary. Our goal is to make sure you feel calm and are able to complete your exam so that no repeat study is necessary.
Most MRIs are performed on 1.5 Tesla standard machines, but we also offer open MRIs and upright open MRIs. For some exams, a 3 Tesla MRI unit is preferred, which we have available in our medical center location in Houston, which is the only non-hospital outpatient unit available in Houston.
Yes we do. Please call or complete our online request for an appointment by clicking here.
The majority of exams performed by Green Imaging require a signed physician order. This helps us best determine which procedure is needed as well as to provide your cost. If you are having trouble obtaining your order from your physician, call us and we can help request it.
We accept most commercial insurance, direct cash pay, and many additional employer-sponsored and free market plans. If you are paying cash or if you owe a copay or portion of payment using insurance, you have several payment options. We accept credit cards, cash, and checks, and ask that patients using a credit card use our convenient online invoice to pay their responsibility prior to the exam. We also offer affordable payment plans, and we accept CareCredit.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, is a safe procedure, and most people who need a scan can have one. MRI is not recommended for people who have metal implants including cochlear implants, pacemakers, implanted hearing aids, some aneurysm clips, among others. People with exposure to metal fragments such as sheet metal works or welders may require an x-ray first to make sure they are safe for an MRI.
If you are a physician or medical facility and would like to refer a patient, please provide your order via EMR, fax or our convenient app, Green Patient Connect. We’ll handle scheduling, pre-certification, and patient prep. We’ll also keep you updated on the status of your patient’s exam, and provide customized reports via our PACS portal or the delivery method you prefer.
Yes we do. If you would like us to help you evaluate your insurance, snap a photo of your insurance card (front and back) and upload it with your order. You can upload your order by clicking here.
Screening studies can be provided directly to the patient, diagnostic exam reports will be provided to the referring doctor.