This is an X-ray that provides images of the breasts. Check with your provider to see if they use film or digital images.
An analog mammogram is an x-ray of the breast, with the images being printed on radiology film. A newer technology (Digital Mammogram) provides digital images that can be displayed on a computer and printed for review. Check with your healthcare provider to determine which type of technology will be used, as costs may vary.
Based upon the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, screening mammography is covered without deductibles or copayments when performed by an in-network provider. Diagnostic mammography is subject to deductibles and copayments. When submitting information, your provider decides whether the test is for screening or diagnostic purposes.
Here are some things you should know before having a mammogram.
The costs for this test include the charge for the test (facility charge) and physician charges (for performing or interpreting the test). You may get separate bills from the facility and the physician's office.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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