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Patient Resources

Safety Precautions 

The MRI Group is taking all necessary precautions to keep you safe during your appointment. Here are some of the protocols in place at all MRI Group locations: 
  • Screening of all patients, visitors and staff for COVID-19 symptoms every day.
  • Universal masking policy, which requires all staff, patients, and visitors to wear masks or face coverings at all times.
  • Waiting areas have been configured to promote physical distancing and are cleaned several times per day.
  • Each exam room is thoroughly cleaned in accordance with PA Department of Health and CDC infection control guidelines between cases.

MRI Medical Results Request

You can access your medical results from the MRI Group through the MyLGHealth portal if you are patient of Lancaster General Health. You can also download and mail, fax, or drop off a medical records release form.

Mailing address for medical records requests (MRI exams only):
MRI Group
Attn: Medical Records
2104 Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, PA 17604

Fax number for medical records requests (MRI exams only): 717-544-0285

Information About the MRI Experience

The MRI Group is committed to providing an exceptional experience for all patients.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an advanced technology that produces high-resolution images of the body’s internal organs, bones, tissues and other structures. MRI generates clearer, higher-contrast images than most other imaging technologies—allowing for a more accurate diagnosis.

Unlike an X-ray, MRI does not use ionizing radiation, so it can be used safely on infants and pregnant women. Instead of radiation, MRI uses two natural forces—magnetism and radio frequency waves—to produce clear, detailed images.

Another test we offer is magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), which is an MRI study looking at blood vessels. Some areas that may be imaged are the vessels in the head, neck, legs, pelvis and abdomen.

A board-certified, licensed radiologist will review your MRI or MRA images and share the results with your physician.

MRI is a painless exam that lasts 20 to 60 minutes.

Sometimes we use a safe medical dye to highlight certain parts of the body. In most cases, we will inject this contrast material intravenously (IV). If you need it, we will let you know in advance.

Before Your MRI Appointment

Before your appointment date, we’ll call to confirm and will also review your medical history and give you additional information about your MRI.
There is generally no preparation required for an MRI, but below is information to keep in mind: 

  • Most MRIs do not require you to fast. You may have to fast for some abdominal exams.
  • Take your regular medications as your physician has directed. This includes prescribed pain medication that you take regularly. We want you to be comfortable during your MRI.
  • Before your visit, let us know if you have a pacemaker, aneurysm clips, inner ear implants, metal fragments in your eyes or a spinal cord stimulator.
  • Please bring your physician referral, insurance cards, photo identification, billing information, and a list of current medications with you on the day of your exam.
  • Please plan to arrive at the MRI Group facility where you are scheduled 30 minutes before your appointment.

See our General MRI Frequently Asked Questions and our Breast MRI Frequently Asked Questions for more details.



Self-Pay Pricing Tool

Use a CPT code in the form below to determine the price of our services. This price is only applicable for self pay (patients with no insurance or for exams not covered by insurance). Please contact your insurance company for the code’s allowable price related to your particular insurance plan.

Self-Pay Pricing

  • Available for patients who do not have insurance or for exams not covered by a patient's insurance plan.
  • A $100 deposit (cash or check only) will be requested at time of appointment.
  • Fee schedule can change at any time. Current pricing can be verified by calling MRI Group at 717-291-1016.
  • Prices valid for MRI Group facility locations:
    • Suburban Pavilion: 2104 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster
    • Kissel Hill: 51 Peters Rd, Lititz
    • Downtown Pavilion: 540 North Duke St, Lancaster
    • Lime Street: 560 North Lime St, Lancaster
    • Eden Road: 730 Eden Rd, Lancaster
    • Norlanco: 424 Cloverleaf Rd, Elizabethtown
    • Parkesburg: 950 South Octorara Trail, Parkesburg

Financial Assistance Program

Patients without insurance or with insufficient insurance coverage can apply for financial assistance through Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health. Click here for more information and to apply. 

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