How much does hand surgery cost?
Hand surgery is typically considered a reconstructive procedure and may be covered by health insurance. Pre-certification is generally required for reimbursement or coverage. Be sure to consult with your insurance company in advance of any surgery.
Hand surgery costs may include:
- Surgeon's fee
- Hospital or surgical facility costs
- Anesthesia fees
- Prescriptions for medication
- Post-surgery garments
- Medical tests
When choosing a plastic surgeon for hand surgery, remember that the surgeon's experience and your comfort with him or her are just as important as the final cost of the surgery.