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What is the average cost of a hysterectomy?

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The average charge for a Hysterectomy can range from 10,380 to 14,540 depending on the type of procedure done. There are three types of procedures, vaginal, abdominal and laparotomies along with numerous additional costs, per a study done by Metropolitan Life.

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In a break down of cost physicians fees range from 33 to 39 percent of the total cost. Of the states studied New York doctors had the highest fees, as per The Metropolitan Life Study. Hospital charges where ranging around 30 percent of the hysterectomy costs. Costs vary state to state with California, New Jersey and New York being 20 percent higher, where as Delaware, Kansas, and Iowa come in at 20 percent lower then average.

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