How much did you pay for your IUD? Our crowdsourcing project

How much did you pay for your IUD? Our crowdsourcing project

(Updated 2022) Summary: What did you pay for your IUD? An IUD can range from a few hundred dollars to $2,600, according to our price survey. And! If you don’t have an IUD, maybe you want to share a vasectomy price. In 2014, we launched PriceCheck, our legacy project crowdsourcing health costs. We worked in collaboration with […]

My IUD is covered by insurance, so why was I billed?

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

My IUD is covered by insurance, so why was I billed?

(Updated 2022) Summary: Technically, getting an IUD is covered by insurance with no co-pay under the Affordable Care Act, but many women are getting billed. In 2014, we launched PriceCheck, our legacy project crowdsourcing health costs. We worked in collaboration with KQED public media in San Francisco and KPCC public media in Los Angeles, with funding […]

How much does an IUD cost? $0 or $500 or $2,600? And hey, is it covered?

How much does an IUD cost? $0 or $500 or $2,600? And hey, is it covered?

SUMMARY: How much does an IUD cost? Well, either $0 or $500, or much more, one woman learned, after a 5-1/2 month research project –- much of it wrangling over the money. You knew that your IUD was covered under the Affordable Care Act, right? Well, in theory it is, but sometimes it’s not as […]