WellCard Health

Imaging Services

One of the most powerful tools in the diagnosis and treatment of injury or disease is MRI and CT imaging; however, this type of testing can be costly. Your card can help offset some of the expense, by allowing you to access our nationwide imaging network of over 2,900 fully-credentialed and accredited imaging providers. These imaging facilities provide high-quality, low-cost imaging procedures and can reduce cardholders’ out of pocket expenses for diagnostic testing by as much as 50%! Accessing this benefit ensures high-quality diagnostic testing at affordable rates.

Cardholders never pay an access fee –simply tell us your location and we will schedule your testing for you at a convenient diagnostic imaging facility at a reduced cost. Upon test completion, the results will be provided to the ordering physician.

Benefits of Using Your Card for Imaging Services:

  • Our coverage area serves all of the major population centers in the US and also provides access in many rural markets. Finding a participating facility close to your work or home is just a phone call away!
  • Providers undergo a rigorous credentialing and peer review process for radiology quality
  • Unique scheduling services to assure you receive the finest diagnostic care in the nation – as quickly as possible at significantly reduced costs
  • A dedicated team of specialists provides personalized attention and delivers world class service that includes:
    • Toll-free telephone access
    • Multilingual customer service staff
    • Priority appointment scheduling
    • Coast-to-coast coverage with hours of operation
    • 8:00am-8:30pm EST
  • Up to 50% savings on MRI, CT and PET Scans


F.A.Q.

Q. What is the Diagnostic Imaging Program?

A: The Diagnostic Imaging Program is a pre-paid medical testing service for diagnostic imaging services that utilizes a premier, nationwide network of over 2,900 imaging centers. We offer discounted MRIs, CTs, and PET Scans.

Q. How do I use the Imaging service?

A: Simply call 866.678.8446 to have one of our care coordinators select a convenient facility, schedule the appointment and collect payment. You will need a prescription from your referring physician to schedule so please send your Rx to the imaging center prior to your appointment. You will obtain the full facility details upon completion of the appointment and payment process. The final report will be sent to your referring physician within 48 hours of the test.

Q. How much does it cost?

A: Savings will vary based on geographical location, but members typically save between 25-50% off the usual and customary rates. The imaging service has no monthly or annual fees.

Q. Are there any hidden fees?

A: No, the price you are quoted over the phone is the final price you pay.

Q. Is the final report from the radiologist included in the price?

A. Yes. The price you pay includes the imaging test, a CD of the images and the radiologist’s report.

Q. How do I pay for the Imaging service?

A: All major credit and debit cards are accepted at the time of scheduling. Approval occurs immediately and you are then ready to be scheduled for your appointment. You must pay in full prior to your appointment to receive the discount.

Q. Can I use the Imaging service with my current health plan’s benefits?

A: Yes, we have a large, high quality nationwide network. If your health plan has a large co-pay, deductible, or excludes certain tests, the Imaging service can save you valuable dollars.

Q. What if I haven’t met my deductible? Will the Imaging service be of any value to me?

A: Yes. Anything up to your deductible comes out of your pocket; therefore, you can save money by using this service. By pre-paying you are able to gain access to our low rates nationwide.

Q. Are there any age limits or restrictions?

A: No, patients in any age group can take advantage of this benefit and receive the discounted rates.

Q. Who can use the Imaging service?

A:

  • The uninsured.
  • Anyone with a high deductible or Health Savings Account plan.
  • Anyone in a waiting period for other insurance.
  • Anyone with a mini-med or limited benefit health plan.
  • Anyone with a temporary major medical plan.
  • Part time employees.
  • Independent Contractors.
  • Anyone who can't afford to have their dependents on a group plan.
  • Self-funded plans where the employer wants to save valuable healthcare dollars
  • Anyone with an ongoing medical condition not covered by their health plan.
  • Associations and Unions.

Q. Is the Imaging service “insurance”?

A: No, the imaging service is not insurance. There are no monthly premiums, applications, waiting periods, pre-existing conditions or claims reports.

Q. Can I use the Imaging service if I don't have insurance?

A: Yes. This service is catered for those who are uninsured, underinsured, or wish to self-pay.

Q. Is this covered by my insurance?

A: The Imaging service does not file insurance claims. We can provide you with the CPT and ICD-10 codes so you may file for reimbursement.

Q. What information do you need from me to schedule?

A: Demographic information like name, address, and phone numbers, as well as your Referring Doctor's information. You must also have your prescription from your doctor detailing the requested test.

Q. Do I need an appointment?

A: Yes, we will arrange the appointment for you, at a time that is convenient for your schedule.

Q. What if I don't have the physical prescription from the physician ordering the test?

A: Please call one of our Care Coordinators at 866.678.8446 and they will reach out to the requesting physician, obtain the prescription, and provide it to the imaging facility.

Q. How do I get the final report to my Doctor?

A: Within 48 hours of the test, the final report will be sent to your doctor.




Notice to Members – Your plan may not access all of the services listed on this page.
This plan is not insurance.
The plan provides discounts at certain healthcare providers for medical services.
The plan does not make payment directly to the providers of medical services.
You are obligated to make payment for services but you will receive a discount from those providers contracted with the plan.
The name of the licensed discount medical plan organization is Access One Consumer Health, Inc. (not affiliated with AccessOne Medcard)

MARYLAND RESIDENTS
Discounts for hospital services, if any, are not applicable in Maryland.
MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTS
The plan is not insurance coverage and does not meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under M.G.L. c. 111M and 956 CMR 5.00. The range of discounts for medical or ancillary services provided under the plan will vary depending on the type of provider and medical or ancillary service received.
TEXAS RESIDENTS
Note to Texas Consumers: Regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance, P.O. Box 12157 Austin Texas 78711: telephone 1-800-252-3439 or (512) 463-6515; website: www.tdi.state.texas.com
UTAH RESIDENTS
These programs are not covered by the Utah Health Insurance Guarantee Act.
WEST VIRGINIA RESIDENTS
If after receiving our response and you are not satisfied with the resolution you may write of call: West Virginia Insurance Commissioner
This plan is not available in the following states AK, MT, and VT.
This is not a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program.