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How Much Does It Cost to Lease a Siemens Symphony 1.5T MRI?

Posted by Randy Bolenbaugh

Jul 21, 2014 11:24:00 AM

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Symphony_1.5_LeaseWith a large install base and the popular Syngo software platform, the Siemens Symphony 1.5T is a system that is not only reliable and available, but also economical. This MRI offers great image quality for those looking to enter the 1.5T arena and at a price that is friendly to anyone planning to expand their capabilities to include MRI. Additionally, service and parts costs are less expensive due to the system’s popularity.


The Problem

You’re looking to build your capabilities in the MRI world on a budget and do not have the upfront capital required to purchase a system outright.

The Solution

Lease it! There are a variety of financing options for your equipment needs. To give you an idea of what a plan looks like, below you’ll find typical monthly payments for a Siemens Symphony 1.5T MRI from Block Imaging.

Lease Payments for Siemens Symphony 1.5 MRI with 1-Year Full Service

  24 Months 36 Months 48 Months 60 Months
Level Lease Payments $15,243.79 $10,479.64 $8,097.25 $6,671.99
First 3 Months $99.00 $17,565.88 $11,516.39 $8,701.23 $7,077.56


If you qualify for the Section 179 deduction, there are tax savings on top of the reduced starting costs a lease plan affords you.

Section 179 Tax Savings for Purchase of Siemens Symphony 1.5 MRI

Equipment Price $330,000
Equipment Depreciation Term 5 Years
Equipment Condition Refurbished
Equipment Depreciation Under MACRS $350,000
Entity Marginal Tax Bracket 35%
Cash Savings on Equipment Purchase $115,500
Net Cost of Equipment $214,500


Lease options and tax savings like these are available for many MRI models from many manufacturers. Please contact us if you have more questions about financing options or MRI equipment. To take your financial planning even deeper, check out our Radiology Reimbursement Calculator to estimate your potential imaging revenue!

Written by Randy Bolenbaugh

author of blog post

Topics: MRI, Imaging Equipment Financing

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