What is the cost for hemorrhoid treatment? Have you made an effort to maximize the return for healthcare dollars spent for medical care?
We are always concerned about increasing health care costs. Hemorrhoid surgery costs between $9,000 and $10,000 at a hospital. Therefore, our office procedure is very cost effective in the treatment of most hemorrhoid problems. This year reimbursements from Medicare and many private insurers for IRC were decreased. Restrictions by some insurers were also applied to the number of treatments. Consequently, we have had to integrate cost cutting measures into our practice. In the past we spent half our time dealing with insurance matters. Eliminating our participation in insurance networks saves us 2-3 days of work per week and the subsequent reduction in our cost, passed to our patients, reduces their cost by about one-half. When you call for an appointment, we can give you an estimate of what is to be paid at the time of service. You will find it to be no more than many people spend regularly at the grocery store. In order to maintain these reduced rates, we cannot answer questions and g
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