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Total costs for 4 eye procedures at ASCs vs. HOPDs

Medicare's Procedure Price Lookup tool allows patients to compare the cost of services at ASCs and hospital outpatient departments.

Total costs and CPT codes for four eye procedures:

Editor's note: The total cost is the "Medicare approved amount." In Original Medicare, Medicare generally pays 80 percent of this amount and the patient pays 20 percent.

66984: Extracapsular cataract removal with insertion of intraocular lens prosthesis, one stage procedure

ASC: $977
HOPD: $1,917

67028: Injection of drug into the eye
ASC: $48
HOPD: $288

66821: Removal of recurring cataract in lens capsule using laser
ASC: $255
HOPD: $496

66982: Extracapsular cataract removal with insertion of intraocular lens prosthesis, complex
ASC: $977
HOPD: $1,917

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