I'm doing an assignment for school that requires me to look up the cost of medical procedures. I've looked everywhere online, and no one seems to know how much it costs. I was wonder if anyone here knows. Any help would be greatly appreciated
Thread: Cost of a Lumbar Puncture?
06-17-2010, 08:01 AM #1
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Check with some insurance carriers, they will have all those numbers, as they are the ones who usually pay for it.David, a 50 year old pastor, husband and father.
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06-17-2010, 09:27 AM #3
If so.....it really depends on where you get it done, who is doing it and what your insurance is willing to pay for.
As for my surgery to S1/L5............pins, screws, fusion, 4 days/nights in hospital, doc's bill, hospital bill, put you to sleep guy's bill, pharm's bill...........the total bill was $365,904.16.
I payed 20% of that..........glad I had insurance.......lol......to say the least.
I had my surgery at Vandy in TN. six months ago.....
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