Physicians choose Open MRI & Imaging of Asheville for quality; patients choose us for convenience and affordability.
Community-based radiologists are onsite and board certified.
All of our technologists are registered, and our equipment is accredited.
We are located south of Mission Hospital and a short drive from all neighboring communities.
We offer flexible scheduling to meet the needs of our patients and their doctors.
We are an independent outpatient radiology testing facility.
Our rates can be 40-60% less expensive than area hospitals.
At Open MRI & Imaging of Asheville, our rates can be 40-60% less expensive than area hospitals and are competitive with other independent outpatient imaging centers.
MR Lumbar w/o contrast
MR Lumbar w/o contrast
MR Lumbar w/o contrast: $675
MR Lumbar w/o contrast: $2,573
*pricing is an example based on typical hospital charges
If your healthcare provider orders an MRI, CT Scan, Arthrogram or X-ray, you have a choice where your test is performed. Choosing Open MRI & Imaging of Asheville can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars.
We will be happy to deliver a no-commitment price estimate (no appointment necessary) based on your current insurance plan. Even if you don’t have insurance, our staff can quickly provide you with self-pay pricing options.
Requests received before 4 pm, Monday through Friday, will receive a same-day response. Requests received after 4 pm, on weekends or holidays will receive a response the next business day.
To help pay the out-of-pocket expenses that are due at the time of service, we are pleased to offer a variety of flexible and convenient payment solutions. We are dedicated to helping you through the billing process. Together, we can ensure that your experience is as easy as possible allowing you to focus on getting healthy. If you have questions related to your bill or insurance, please contact a patient account representative at 877-442-2988.
Thank you for your interest in paying your bill with Open MRI & Imaging of Asheville. Multiple options make paying your bill quick and easy - select the one that works best for you.
Send a one-time payment or scheduled payments from the bank account you choose.
See a front desk representative at the time of service and pay with one of these methods:
Cash or check
Debit or credit card
Healthcare credit card, ex. CareCredit
Open MRI & Imaging of Asheville is conveniently located on Biltmore Avenue in Asheville, NC, just south of Mission Hospital. Offering MRI, CT, X-ray and Arthrograms, we have provided diagnostic imaging services to the community for over 20 years. Easy parking and hands on assistance from the moment our patients walk through the door are just a few of the advantages Open MRI & Imaging of Asheville offers. We know time is important to you so we offer same day appointments for most services as well as evening and weekend hours for MRI appointments. There is complimentary WiFi and coffee for your comfort and convenience. We can retrieve prior records for study comparisons from many hospitals and offer online results to your physician within 24 hours of your test.
We utilize state-of-the-art equipment, including our new 3T GE Pioneer MRI. We offer two large bore MRIs for claustrophobic patients to help ease anxiety and complete the exam with ease. Open MRI & Imaging of Asheville is an ACR accredited facility and all exams are performed by a registered technologist. All images are read by a board-certified, fellowship-trained radiologist which is included in the cost of the study! The cost of our radiology exams can be 40-60% less than area hospitals.
Our operations manager is Diane Miller and marketing manager is Justin Davis.
We are devoted to community outreach and education to help those with imaging needs learn about our low rate offerings and speedy appointment availability.
Our imaging center provides community-based onsite radiology staffing during primary business hours to ensure an accurate, quick turnaround on reports and easier consultation between the referring physician and reading radiologist. Radiologists are fellowship trained and reports are delivered to the referring provider within 24-48 hours of their patient’s appointment.
The radiologists who read images taken at this center are not employees of this center or employees of this center’s manager. Rather, they are independent contractors. That means they have their own liability insurance, and neither this center nor this center’s manager is responsible for the radiologists’ actions or controls their medical decision-making.
With 45 radiologists on staff, our care givers have the credentials and experience to ensure you receive the highest quality imaging services. All radiologists are certified by the American Board of Radiology and hold certificates in subspecialties.
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
The American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology)
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IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE | Tuesday, October 03, 2023
IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE
Tuesday, October 03, 2023
We are open and accepting patients for all studies, including routine and elective exams. In accordance with CDC and American College of Radiology recommendations, we continue to exercise caution in patient screening and masking. Please contact our radiology team with any questions; we are happy to discuss your patient’s care.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak we continue practicing enhanced screening, cleaning protocols and social distancing at all of our centers. Masking at this facility is currently required for patients and employees.
The health and safety of our patients and staff are our highest priorities. Our COVID policies ensure we are diligent with masking, social distancing and cleaning.
Masking at this facility is currently required for patients and employees.
Please consider rescheduling if you have a cough, fever and/or shortness of breath or if you have been in close contact with someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 in the past 10 days.
Visitors and companions are asked to wait in their cars.
Parents/guardians/caregivers are allowed to accompany a minor or any patient with special needs.