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Cost of ear canal soft tissue growth removal in South Dakota

The average cash price for ear canal soft tissue growth removal care in South Dakota is $1,893 at a surgery center versus $3,415 at an outpatient hospital. While an outpatient hospital may offer more complimentary and support services for patients, it costs almost twice as much (45%) when comparing ear canal soft tissue growth removal procedures performed at a surgery center. Read More

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Average cash price in South Dakota

A common ear canal soft tissue growth removal at surgery center facility in South Dakota includes

  Units Avg Cash price

Provider

Ear, nose, & throat doctor visit provider fee

First time visit Standard
1 $136

Provider fee to remove soft tissue growth of ear canal

Standard Standard
1 $297

Facility

Surgery center fee to remove soft tissue growth of ear canal

Standard Standard
1 $1,142

Anesthesia

Anesthesiologist fee to be "put under" for procedure

Level 3 Standard
1 $185

Anesthesiologist time to be "put under" for procedure

Per minute Standard
72 $132
Total average cash price   $1,892.77

A common ear canal soft tissue growth removal at outpatient hospital facility in South Dakota includes

  Units Avg Cash price

Provider

Ear, nose, & throat doctor visit provider fee

First time visit Standard
1 $136

Provider fee to remove soft tissue growth of ear canal

Standard Standard
1 $297

Facility

Outpatient Hospital fee to remove soft tissue growth of ear canal

level 3 Standard
1 $2,664

Anesthesia

Anesthesiologist fee to be "put under" for procedure

Level 3 Standard
1 $185

Anesthesiologist time to be "put under" for procedure

Per minute Standard
72 $132
Total average cash price   $3,414.64

About the ear canal soft tissue growth removal Average Cash Prices

This procedure is most commonly performed at either a surgery center or an outpatient hospital.

Surgery centers, also known as ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), are independent, licensed medical facilities that are governed by distinct regulatory requirements compared with a hospital. Procedures performed at an ASCs are often less expensive than when they are performed at an outpatient hospital, but they typically offer fewer complimentary services, and may not have the full-range of support services that a hospital provides.

Outpatient facilities are outpatient departments or clinics that may be within or next to a hospital, but is owned and run by the affiliated hospital. These facilities can perform surgical treatments and procedures that do not require an overnight stay. Procedures performed at an outpatient hospital are often more expensive than when they are performed in an ambulatory surgery center, but outpatient hospitals may offer more complimentary and support services for patients because they are connected to the hospital system.

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* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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Your actual costs may be higher or lower than these cost estimates. Check with your provider and health plan details to confirm the costs that you may be charged for a service or procedure.You are responsible for costs that are not covered and for getting any pre-authorizations or referrals required by your health plan. Neither payments nor benefits are guaranteed. Provider data, including price data, provided in part by Turquoise Health.

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