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Copays at HOPDs vs. ASCs — Cataract removal, endoscopy & more

Patients largely consider surgical cost to be the most important factor when choosing a provider, according to an Advisory Board report.

The report compared Medicare beneficiaries' copays in hospital outpatient departments versus ASCs:

Cataract removal
HOPD: $490
ASC: $193

Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
HOPD: $139
ASC: $68

HOPD: $185
ASC: $76

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