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Cost

Circumcisions are relatively inexpensive. Ranging anywhere from $300 to $3000 out of pocket. The total cost depends your health insurance plan, and if the circumcision is done in a hospital or at a religious center. Typically, circumcisions during religious ceremonies will cost significantly more than in the hospital. Most, if not all, insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid will cover a circumcision for little to no cost. Check with your healthcare provider if a circumcision is covered under your plan. Or speak to your religious leader about the cost of a religious circumcision.

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Billing for Circumcision

The main cost of a circumcision like most procedures will go into the time of the doctor or specialist. If the doctor is well known, or specially trained, the price will be significantly more. Also, religious ceremonies are considerably more expensive than a circumcision done in a hospital. Most bills will invoice and lists what was used during the procedure including:

Anesthesia

The sedatives used to decrease the pain and alleviate any anxiety the patient might experience.

Staffing the Procedure

The time it takes the staff to set up, perform and break down the operation will be included in the bill as well. Depending on your doctor’s level of expertise, cost can vary.

Disposal

Since the foreskin is biological tissue, it has to be disposed of properly. Your bill may include biological disposal specific to your procedure.

Insurance & Payment Options

If you’re wondering if a circumcision is covered by your health insurance plan, you’re in luck. Because almost all insurance plans cover circumcisions and if you aren’t covered there are some organizations that can find insurance or a payment plan for you and your baby. Speak to your health care provider if a circumcision is covered under your plan today.

If you’re currently uninsured or your insurance doesn’t cover the procedure, there are several payment plan options. Most doctors, specialists and healthcare centers offer payment plans to help pay off the procedure over time. Speak to the financial department of your doctor about available options and plans today.

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At this point, you’ve probably researched circumcision side effects online and come to a conclusion about your next step. Maybe you’ve entered queries like “where to get circumcision near me” or “men’s health urologist near me.” If this is you, Advanced Urology is here for you. Call Advanced Urology in Atlanta today at 678-344-8900  to learn more about treatment options and make an appointment.