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How much does a hysterectomy cost? Depends on the kind of hysterectomy, of course, and where it takes place.

A community member sent in the bill here from a procedure in a Pasadena hospital. Total charges weere $125,585.84, insurance company writedown of $107,674.84. The insurer paid $13,607.52, and the patient was responsible for $4,303.48.

Here’s a list of cash prices posted online and included in our hospitals database of big-ticket items from providers across the nation.

Hysterectomy costs comparison

Jeanne Pinder

Jeanne Pinder  is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The New York Times for almost 25 years as a reporter, editor and human resources executive, then volunteered for a buyout and founded...