How much does an MRI cost?

Your doctor may have recommended that you have an MRI done, which you can take care of at one of several HonorHealth facilities in Phoenix. HonorHealth presents average pricing to help you as you plan for your procedure.

The chart below presents average costs for select procedures. For the full list of average MRI charges, see Average prices for MRI services at HonorHealth (PDF).

Average Pricing, Select MRI Procedures

CPT/HCPCS CODEProcedure DescriptionPrompt Pay PriceDirect Pay PriceAverage (Estimated) Total
74182MRI Abd w/ Cont$1,686$2,192$3,372
74183MRI Abd w/o & w/ Cont$2,394$3,112$4,787
74181MRI Abd w/o Cont$1,112$1,445$2,223
70552MRI Brain w/ Cont$1,329$1,728$2,658
70553MRI Brain w/o & w/ Cont$1,818$2,363$3,636
70551MRI Brain w/o Cont$1,108$1,440$2,215
72149MRI Lumbar Spine w/ Cont$1,622$2,108$3,243
72158MRI Lumbar Spine w/o & w/ Cont$1,920$2,495$3,839
72148MRI Lumbar Spine w/o Cont$1,522$1,979$3,044
72142MRI Spine Cervical w/ Cont$1,704$2,215$3,408
72156MRI Spine Cervical w/o & w Cont$2,172$2,824$4,344
72141MRI Spine Cervical w/o Cont$525$683$1,050

Average prices are for MRI procedures performed at HonorHealth facilities around the Valley, and do not include physicians' fees. Please contact your physician's office and health insurance provider directly for price information.

HonorHealth presents cost information that reflects how and when patients pay for the services:

  • The Average Prompt Pay Price is the average price a self-pay patient will pay when paid, in full, in advance of having this procedure. This price is also available for emergency services, with no inpatient admission, if paid-in-full within 14 days of hospital visit.
  • The Average Direct Pay Price is the average price a self-pay patient will pay when having this procedure. Arrangements can be made to pay over time.
  • The Estimated Average Total Charge is the estimated average total charges a person will experience when having this procedure.

To schedule an MRI, find a location near you or call 602-943-4269.