With or without insurance, a mammogram is still one of the best tools in the fight against breast cancer. This article will give the best places to get an affordable mammogram for San Antonio, Texas for all women who need one.
The prices listed in this article are full price for those who don’t have insurance. For those who do, use your policy to identify how much you will be responsible for. For example: if a mammogram cost $250 and your policy will cover 80% after your deductible is met, then assuming the deductible has been met for that term you would only pay $50. If the deductible hasn’t been met, then shopping around for the best price is definitely the best way to go.
Here is a list of affordable mammography and breast cancer prevention services in San Antonio Texas.
South Texas Radiology and Imaging Services
With 16 different locations it’s easy to find a center near you. The not only offer breast cancer screening and diagnostic mammograms, but ultrasound, MRI (magnetic-resonance-imaging), biopsy and galactography (a low dose MRI of the milk ducts that includes a contrast dye).
Their website offers patients the convenience of scheduling their appointments online for a mammogram. Patients do need a doctor’s orders to schedule and receive a mammogram.
The University Health System
The University Health System has numerous clinics in San Antonio, including the South Texas Women’s Health Center.
They do take insurance, and will help patients who qualify sign up for Medicaid or CareLink, a payment plan based on the patient’s ability to pay.
They do offer a full range of medical and radiological services for breast cancer prevention so if anything is found on a mammogram, the patient isn’t left running all over town to different offices for each service needed.
Their website also offers online appointments.
Komen San Antonio
The Susan G Komen Foundation in San Antonio Texas has a list of different agencies that provide low or no cost mammograms and breast cancer prevention services to underinsured and uninsured women.
The list also provides a list of agencies that help women who have been diagnosed with cancer or recurring cancer.
It makes no sense to put off a mammogram or exam because regular insurance has been lost due to a lay-off. The help is available to those who need it.
If you or someone you know needs a breast cancer screening exam or mammogram, get this information to them.