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Ukiah Valley Medical Center Announces Price Reduction for Imaging Services

News UKIAH, CA -- As part of its ongoing commitment to provide value and high quality health care services to Mendocino County, Ukiah Valley Medical Center (UVMC) President and CEO Gwen Matthews, announced on Monday, June 22 that UVMC is significantly reducing pricing for a number of medical imaging services.

“Effective immediately, we lowered the majority of our prices for MRI, CT, Diagnostic X-ray and Ultrasound,” Matthews said.  “We continue to offer 24/7 radiology services integrated with our My Adventist Health patient portal (online personal electronic health record) which is available to our patients within one to two business days. The majority of price reductions are between 11 and 48 percent,” she explains.
Individuals have different deductibles depending on their insurance, but most will see a considerable decrease in out-of-pocket expenses for common procedures and other imaging studies.  UVMC financial counselors are available to discuss individual insurance coverage by calling 707.485.4538.

“This price reduction is consistent with our goal to be the region’s preferred imaging provider at the best value while continuing to provide excellent medical services close to home,” Matthews said. “This is a definite benefit for families and employers.”
UVMC offers medical imaging services for advanced diagnosis and treatment including open MRI, PET/CT used in the diagnosis of cancer and Alzheimer disease, CT scanning, nuclear medicine, digital x-ray, echocardiography services, ultrasound, digital mammography, and 3D ultrasound. Medical imaging services are available at two convenient locations; Ukiah Valley Medical Center, 245 Hospital Drive in Ukiah, and Mendocino Radiology, located at 1165 S. Dora Street, Suite D, also in Ukiah.

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Ukiah Valley Medical Center is part of Adventist Health, a faith-based, not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system serving communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Our workforce of 28,600 includes more than 20,500 employees; 4,500 medical staff physicians; and 3,600 volunteers. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist health values, Adventist Health provides compassionate care in 19 hospitals, more than 220 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 14 home care agencies, seven hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. We invite you to visit www.uvmc.org for more information.