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Anesthesia for upper endoscopy (EGD)
Amount: $3,136.00
Posted by: Random Person in Tamp, FL.Posted: February 29th, 2016 02:02PM
Procedure: Upper EndoscopyProvider: Greater Florida Anesthesiologists
$3100 is a ridiculous amount for a 20 minute procedure, even considering the prep. (We'll say an hour total from the time I sat on the hospital bed, to the time I woke up after the EGD.) This was the total charge, which was split between the anesthesiologist and a nurse. After insurance adjustments, I'm still stuck with a $1154 bill for an uncomplicated upper endoscopy. This was on top of the facility fee and the doctor's charges. I've had EGDs before and never been charged anywhere near this much. I hope I never have to use these folks again, but the American health care system being what it is, I may not have a choice. I'll be calling their offices to see if there was some kind of mistake, because this seems ridiculous for a 20 minute procedure.
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Anesthesia for Child\'s MRI
Amount: $8,810.90
Posted by: Kbrew in Charlotte, NC.Posted: February 8th, 2016 12:02PM
Procedure: MRIProvider: Carolinas Healthcare System
this is the hospital's anesthesia charge not even the charge from the anesthesiologist nor the cost of CRNA. 97 minute MRI for a 5 year old. was more than twice the expense of the MRI itself, and hospital claims their $629/unit cost is correct.
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Inguinal hernia
Amount: $650.00
Posted by: Karen Edwards in Panama City, FL.Posted: December 8th, 2015 07:12AM
Procedure: Simple herniaProvider: Anesthesia Unlimited
This was fair, for the not quite an hour, for this operation in April, 2015 on my husband. What's not fair is the surgery center up charging when they quoted $3,000 for their part. Now they want $1500 more?? Saying it was a bilateral hernia, we had surgeons staff get quotes from all local surgical centers. Do not use Panama City surgery center! The whole amount to date surgeon, anesthesia, & surgical center we paid is almost 6,000. Affordableherniasurgery center in Maryland, single hernia 1900.00 bilateral is 3200. It includes all fees. Center, surgeon, & anesthesia. Now who is overcharging?
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Hernia repair
Amount: $12,800.00
Posted by: Judy Strickland in Gulf Breeze, FL.Posted: September 23rd, 2015 03:09PM
Procedure: Hernia repairProvider: AMS of pensacola, fl
Totally ridiculous for 1 hour and hospital charged me 7,300.00 for the anesthesia. I will never use that group again.
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Anethesia
Amount: $1,380.00
Posted by: John Godiska in Allentown, PA.Posted: July 23rd, 2015 09:07AM
Procedure: Knee ReplacementProvider: BC/BS
For a 45 minute operation, the anesthesiologist charged 700 dollars. Aside from that, they charged an extra 680 dollars for the nurse. ( just to make the difference be unnoticed.) When I checked, I was told that anesthesiologist charges to mix the potion, and charges for a nurse to administer it. ( While he is paying the nurse 45 bucks to do it. )Total rip off of the system.They should be put in a stockade, and rotten tomatoes thrown at them.
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Monitored anesthesia care (diprivan)
Amount: $1,200.00
Posted by: Wilt in Houston, TX.Posted: February 26th, 2015 01:02PM
Procedure: Sacroiliac joint steroid injectionsProvider: R&R anesthesia group
They put me to sleep with diprivan, for like a 20 minute procedure. Cigna would only pay $120.00
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TURP surgery
Amount: $78,000.00
Posted by: NUTS in OCALA, FL.Posted: January 16th, 2015 05:01PM
Procedure: TURPProvider:
78,000 total bill uninsured so they give me 27,000 off leaving me a 50,000 bill including 33,000 for anastesia absolutly insane
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Tonsillectomy
Amount: $928.00
Posted by: [email protected] in New York, NY.Posted: November 12th, 2014 03:11PM
Procedure: Non complicated tonsillectomyProvider: Cigna
Out patient surgery. The surgeon got paid $140 and the anesthesiologist billed for 1350. After insurance I was billed $928 for 30 minuets of general anesthesia. The hospital and both doctors were in network. I'm a nurse and have midrange insurance (I'm 29) and found this outrageous. I called to discuss this with Cigna and they said they have no way of changing the anesthesiologists billing because it's difficult to say what each patient needs. Meanwhile the surgeon bills 5000 and gets 140???! I'll be calling the anethsiologist tomorrow to discuss his billing methods.
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reasonable charge?
Amount: $3,300.00
Posted by: ROBERT STEVENSON in Houston, TX.Posted: August 5th, 2014 03:08PM
Procedure: hip pinningProvider: anesthesiologist
41 minutes in operating room. Surgeon's charge $800. Anesthesiologist charged $3,300. Is this normal or reasonable?
Patient has no insurance. Too rich for Medicaid, too poor for Obamacare.
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Left Shoulder Dislocation
Amount: $7,000.00
Posted by: Rockn17 in Jourdonton, TX.Posted: July 23rd, 2014 07:07AM
Procedure: Shoulder relocationProvider: South Texas Medical
Total cost was a little above $7,000.
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prostate cancer
Amount: $5,100.00
Posted by: tony earnst in cookeville, TN.Posted: February 6th, 2014 03:02PM
Procedure: robiotic radical prostectomyProvider: cookeville reginal medical center
$3600 for the hospital included the equipment and drug for general anesthesia. $2080 for the anesthesiologist. Very overpriced.
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Doctor\'s office in-network procedure
Amount: $600.00
Posted by: a user in League City, TX.Posted: January 15th, 2014 11:01AM
Procedure: hysteroscopyProvider: Cigna
I recently had a simple hysteroscopy done by an in-network doc in her office. Anesthesia was performed by a traveling service in her office. Because this service was "out of network" and not a part of the "doctor's office" which was in-network, the EOB was $6400!!!! Heck, I didn't have open heart surgery...I'm an RN and I was "out" for 15 minutes! The final bill came oh, with discounts, $600.00 which I'll pay at a monthly rate of $1.00 for 600 months! Shame on them!!!!!! Here is a good reason why our healthcare costs are skyrocketing!!!!!
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Anesthesia for Hip RFeplacement
Amount: $1,900.00
Posted by: Tim Smith in York, PA.Posted: December 12th, 2013 10:12AM
Procedure: Total Hip ReplacementProvider: Depoe, Craig
Thsi fee of $1,900 was for the MD plus a helper, probably a Nurse Anesthetist. This fee was totally separate from the hospital fee. My insurance paid only 25% so I "took one to the shorts," so to speak.
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Detach Retina
Amount: $2,500.00
Posted by: a user in Naples, FL.Posted: September 21st, 2012 11:09AM
Procedure: Restore RetinaProvider: GULF-TO-BAY ANESTHESIOLOGY
I think it is a LOT of money and it is a hard ship.rnOn the other hand your eye's are worth all the money in the world.
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