Did you know that the same medical procedure can be two to three times more expensive at one facility compared to another with no difference in quality? When you are paying out of pocket, cost matters. You can comparison shop to find high-quality outpatient procedures at a price that fits your budget.
Outpatient procedures and many other services are generally performed at either a hospital outpatient department (HOPD) or at an outpatient surgery center.
The average cost for three of the most common outpatient procedures at a surgery center is significantly less compared to a hospital:
Unless you have a health condition that requires access to a full-service hospital, you can receive a procedure of identical quality with increased convenience and savings at a surgery center.
You deserve to know all of the details about your out-of-pocket responsibility so you can evaluate, compare costs and make wise financial decisions with your healthcare dollars. Ambulatory surgery centers have been performing safe, high-quality outpatient medical procedures for more than 40 years.
Consider scheduling your next outpatient procedure at a surgery center.