Costs of procedures vary between ASCs and HOPDs, with GI procedures for those with original Medicare and no supplement being cheaper at ASCs, according to data from Medicare.gov.
Average cost for patients after insurance for five procedures at ASCs vs. HOPDs:
Extracapsular cataract removal with insertion of intraocular lens prosthesis
Colonoscopy, flexible, with biopsy
Colonoscopy, flexible, with removal of tumors, polyps or other lesions by snare technique
Colonoscopy, flexible, diagnostic, including collection of specimens by brushing or washing