Not all hospitals and imaging centers charge the same amount for CAT scans. CAT scan procedure costs can range between $270 and $4,800.

CAT Scan Costs Averages

As noted above, CAT Scan costs can vary by thousands of dollars and it’s important that you shop around for your procedure. For example, listed below are some real examples or CAT Scan prices from around the United States.

Testing Facility Location Test Type     Average Cost

Houston, TX          Cat Scan      $3,016

Chicago, IL  Cat Scan      $2,237

Atlanta, GA – Testing Facility A          Cat Scan      $698

Atlanta, GA – Testing Facility B          Cat Scan      $2,214

Phoenix, AZ Cat Scan      $2,199

Omaha, NE  Cat Scan      $1,611

Portland, OR – Testing Facility A        Cat Scan      $1,520

Portland, OR – Testing Facility B        Cat Scan      $678

Cleveland, OH       Cat Scan      $1,075

Take Atlanta, GA for example. Facility A charges $698 for a CAT scan while Facility B charges $2,214. That’s a $1,516 difference! There’s nothing different about the procedure being done but there sure is a difference between the cost of Facility A and Facility B. Take the testing facilities in Portland, OR. It’s very similar to the two CT scan facilities in Atlanta. Facility A charges $1,520 for the CT scan while Facility B only cost $678. Again, a huge difference in price. Amazingly these price discrepancies exist all over the United States. So, make sure you shop for your procedures and save money!