is that a typical result/cost of an ultrasound ($200 out of pocket)?
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- Google / EngBluthsThat depends on your insurance, the reason you had an ultrasound and where you had it. There is no typical in American healthcare.
- New isvoid()Yes, that's exactly what I paid. I paid $200 out of $400 for an ultrasound right at the counter before the ultrasound. Few weeks later, I received a bill saying the insurance did not cover the rest of the cost and I have another $200 to pay. This repeated multiple times, with ultrasound and doctor visits. I paid a lot of money because my insurance wouldn't kick in until I met my deductible, which was high. Even after it is met, there were a lot of terms and conditions on what is covered and what's not. I really never went through all the details until I needed it. Fml.
My suggestion is to carefully chose an insurance plan next time. For this time, just go through the details or call up your insurance company.
- Google PageRankerThe amount you pay depends on your copay, deductible and out-of-pocket max as well as what is the negotiated price between the doctor and the insurance (if in network) or whatever the doctor charges (if out of network).
- 100% until you meet the deductible
- your copay after the deductible is met
- 0 once you reach out-of-pocket max
In your case Im guessing $200 is the deductible plus the copay.