Colonoscopy tops list of top ASC procedure charges — 14 statistics

Written by Rachel Popa | April 26, 2019 | Print  |

More than 2,250 ASCs claimed either private or government insurance for colonoscopies in 2018, according to data from Definitive Healthcare, a company that tracks healthcare data.

Fourteen things to know on U.S. ASC colonoscopy and other procedure charges:

2017
1. Colonoscopy: $3.2 billion
2. Cataract: $2.8 billion
3. Knee surgery: $1.5 billion
4. Endoscopy: $1.4 billion
5. Shoulder surgery: $900 million
6. X-rays: $271 million
7. EKG: $11 million

2018
8. Colonoscopy: $3.2 billion
9. Cataract: $3 billion
10. Knee surgery: $1.4 billion
11. Endoscopy: $1.4 billion
12. Shoulder surgery: $861 million
13. X-rays: $248 million
14. EKG: $12 million

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