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CPT: 72149
mri lumbar spine contrast lspine wcontrast wcm lumb spinal canal cont material wdye contr dye hchg wcon wcont charge contents

Some hospital descriptions of this service:

  • Mri Lumbar Spine W/ Contrast
  • Mri Spinal Canal Lumbar W/Contrast Material
  • Mri L-Spine W/Cont

Type:

Radiology/Imaging


Not using insurance, what's a good price?

Medicare price estimates
A good rule of thumb is to find a hospital where cash prices are close to Medicare Reimbursement. Medicare reimbursement prices are usually broken up into facility and professional fees.
  • Medicare Facility Fees Total: $385.88
  • Medicare Professional Fees Total: $102.15
Cash prices estimates
The 20th percentile, median and mean cash price for the service.
  • 20th Percentile Cash Price: $1,340.00
  • Median Cash Price: $2,464.00
  • Mean Cash Price: $2,543.00

Using your insurance, what's a good list price?

The table includes the aggregated list pricing information for this service. A good price is below the 20% percentile threshold. If you can't beat the Medicare Reimbursement rate with insurance, it might be better pay cash if you shop around.
5% Percentile
$1,655.00
$1,655.00
20% Percentile
$3,390.00
$3,390.00
40% Percentile
$4,622.00
$4,622.00
Median Price (50%)
$4,955.00
$4,955.00
60% Percentile
$5,211.00
$5,211.00
80% Percentile
$6,772.00
$6,772.00
95% Percentile
$8,312.00
$8,312.00

Mean price: $5,070.00