Frequently Asked Questions

Prioritizing Your Peace of Mind

We understand that medical procedures can sometimes raise questions and concerns. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the most commonly asked questions about our imaging services, scheduling, preparation, and billing process. Whether it’s your first visit or you’re a returning patient, we aim to provide you with all the information you need for a smooth and comfortable experience.

Need-to-Know Info

Find answers to common questions about Amera Imaging’s services and processes.

Our schedule is designed to meet your needs. We offer extended hours, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends. In many cases, we can even schedule you for the same-day appointment. We aim to make the scheduling process as convenient for you as possible.

If you can’t make your appointment, call our clinic. We’ll notify your physician and reschedule your exam. If transportation is an issue, let us know, and we can assist with arrangements.

Preparation depends on the specific procedure. Detailed instructions can be found on our services page. If you still have questions, do not hesitate to contact our team.

Comfortable, metal-free clothing is recommended. Depending on your scan, secure lockers are provided for your belongings.

The type of MRI best suited to you depends on your needs and the nature of your examination. While your physician may refer you to a traditional MRI, an open MRI may be a suitable alternative, especially if you’re claustrophobic, obese, anxious, or need to be positioned differently during the procedure.

Certain conditions may affect the safety of an MRI. It’s crucial to discuss any concerns with your doctor before the scan. In particular, let our team know if you have implanted medical devices or metal within your body, have liver or kidney disease, or are pregnant.

Results are usually available within 24 hours, as a report from our radiologist is sent to your referring physician as soon as it is completed.

Copies of your scans can be requested through your referring physician or our Patient Portal.

Bring your complete insurance information, valid photo ID, and doctor’s referral. For worker’s compensation or auto accident claims, bring your claim number, date of injury, and all relevant information.

Yes, we provide price estimates and arrange payment plans for those without medical insurance or those concerned about payment.

We participate in most insurance plans and managed care programs. If there’s an issue, we’ll accept your in-network benefits where applicable.

Some plans do require pre-authorization. Check with your insurance company to avoid potential charges. We are happy to help if you need further assistance.

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