I am in South Central Pa and was able to work with a private imaging company. The local not for profit hospital system was by far the most expensive price point in town and had no desire to negotiate a lower price for my patients.
This independent company had no hesitation to help with costs
For plain x ray. 30-40 $
They work to get our patients in very fast and all these prices are bundled with radiologist reading.
My biggest concern is how long this company will last. I am one of the last independent offices and all the hospital practices only refer imagin in house even thought it is dramatically increased in price.
Good luck with negotiations and keep us posted