11 ASCs embracing price transparency | Becker’s ASC Review

Here are 11 surgery centers with prices posted online for their procedures.

Boulder (Colo.) Surgery Center. Boulder Surgery Center provides estimates for the 25 most commonly performed procedures on its website. The prices don’t apply to patients covered by health insurance. Healthcare providers are required by Colorado’s Transparency in Healthcare Pricing Act of 2017 to provide this information.

North Texas Team Care Surgery Center (Mesquite). This four-OR facility offers flat-rate pricing for most surgeries, which is required to be paid in full prior to surgery. The cost includes surgeon’s fees, facility fees, and fees related to nursing, anesthesiology and routine preoperative lab work. Patients can find prices for an extensive list of surgical procedures through a drop-down menu on its website.

Seaside Surgery Center (Naples, Fla.). Seaside Surgery Center posted all-inclusive orthopedic surgery pricing on its website in December 2017. The ASC was designed and built exclusively for same-day joint replacements.

Ocean Surgery Center (Torrance, Calif.). A multispecialty facility operating under the direction of Sherif Khattab, MD, Ocean Surgery Center provides detailed online pricing for general surgery, gynecology, urology, orthopedics, podiatry and other procedures. It offers a printable version of cost estimates.

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