Tips on Five Common Labs
As a Patient Advocate, I often encounter bills and statements showing commonplace labs performed in various settings (office, outpatient, inpatient). I keep getting surprised, and often outraged, by the differential in pricing for those simple tests.
The average reimbursement rate is around $ 15.00 to $ 30.00. You should never pay more than
$ 40.00 for this test if you are paying cash.
2. CMP (Complete Metabolic Panel) Code 80053