What’s the cost of the procedure? A common (and, frankly, reasonable) question from patients contemplating a surgery.
“It depends” is the honest and accurate answer — yet frustrating to provider and patient.
The reason for the ambiguity is that it’s all but impossible to tell a patient what his or her own cost will be.
Patients (again, reasonably) express frustration as to why there isn’t a set price for a given operational procedure. …