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Our Services - Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring

How is the screening done?

 

Coronary Artery Calcium ScoringThis safe and painless procedure is performed with an ultra-fast CT Scanner that takes multiple pictures of the moving heart. The entire procedure takes only minutes. A special computer program analyzes the images and determines the presence and amount of calcium.

Who should consider having a CACS Test?

 

Anyone with two or more of the following risk factors should consider having this test:

 

• Men over 45


• High blood pressure


• Women over 55


• High stress lifestyle


• Smoker or 2nd hand exposure


• Sedentary lifestyle


• High cholesterol


• Obesity


• Family history of Coronary Artery Disease


• Diabetes

 

Will my insurance pay for this screening test?

 

Unfortunately, this test is currently not covered by insurance. We are pleased to offer this test at a reduced rate of $95. Payment is due at the time of service. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.

 

Do I need a referral?

 

Yes. You will need a signed referral from your physician to schedule this exam.

 

How do I get my results?

 

After the exam is reviewed by one of our expert radiologists, the results will be mailed to you and your physician.

 

To schedule an appointment, call (888) 601-0943 or
click here.

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