Ask A Radiologist
NOTE: The above form or questions are not intended to be medical advice or to take the place of your personal physician; this page is intended for general questions as appropriate use of this page.
Frequently Asked Questions
Green Imaging’s services do not include walk-ins to imaging facilities. To curtail walk-ins from occurring, we do not share clinic information until a patient schedules an appointment.
You are entitled to a free copy of your exam on CD at the time of your exam. Extra CD copies or digital exam files or other records requests come with a fee; please contact our office and we can arrange that for you. Requests for prior exam reports can be initiated with the secure messaging feature.
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. 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 3T, open, upright, and large bore options as well.
Yes we do. Please call or inquire via our secure messaging located near the bottom of the home page.
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, we can assist in obtaining one and sometimes provide one for a small fee.
Many of our patients are self-pay, whether or not they have traditional insurance because our pricing is usually competitive with fewer hassles. Many other patients are incentivized by their employers to use our services in lieu of their traditional insurance plan to hold down costs. We also work with many health sharing ministries and other cost containment programs. If you have met your deductible or plan to do so for traditional insurance, message us and we can usually point you to a partner site that is in-network with your plan.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, is a safe procedure, and most people who need a scan can have one. MRI not be 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. Special arrangements can be made, please contact us.
If you are a physician or medical facility and would like to refer a patient, please message us securely here on our messaging portal, provide your order via EMR, fax (866-653-0882), or use our convenient app, Green Patient Connect. We’ll handle scheduling, pre-certification, and patient prep.
We can help schedule exams for most insurance plans in most regions. 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.