Types of scans

Learn about each type of diagnostic scan to see how it works


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At scan.com, these terms are synonymous. scan.com aims to help you find the right medical imaging scan for your needs. For the purpose of consistency, scan.com will continue to use "scan" to refer to any type of medical imaging procedure throughout our website. Find a scan center near you using scan.com's scan center search tool.

Finding the right diagnostic scan center is easy with scan.com. Use our scan center search tool to find the right place to get your medical imaging scan. You’ll be able to filter your scan center search by location, costs, insurance they take and more using the scan center search tool.

The cost of any medical imaging scan can vary based on the type of scan you get. For example, MRI scan costs may vary from ultrasound costs.

When you search for a diagnostic scan center near you, you’ll also be able to filter if they accept your insurance. To make sure you know how much you have to pay, call the diagnostic scan center to confirm if your specific insurance policy will help pay for the type of scan you need. Find a diagnostic scan center now.

The process of a scan depends on the type of scan and which body part you’re scanning. Learn more about each diagnostic scan and their processes.