Are the Treatments for Hematuria Expensive?

Are the Treatments for Hematuria Expensive?

Are the Treatments for Hematuria Expensive?

Hematuria has no specific treatment, according to Mayo Clinic. Doctors focus on finding and treating the underlying condition using urine tests, imaging tests and physical exams. As of 2015, urine analysis costs range from $92 at hospitals to $5 for private insurance and $4 for Medicare, states TrueCostofHealthcare.

Testing and treatment costs vary widely across geographic regions, according to RadiologyInfo.

If the cause of urinary bleeding is not found, the doctor may recommend regular follow-up tests, especially when a patient has risk factors for bladder cancer, such as a history of smoking, exposure to environmental toxins or radiation therapy, according to Mayo Clinic.

Treatment is unnecessary if the underlying condition is not serious, according to Mayo Clinic.