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A 40-year-old female asked:

Hi my insurance doesn't pay for hematologist, and i need a bone marrow biopsy. how much does this test cost , including lab work and doctor fees?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
You have to check: In the local area , unfortunately it is so variable for the same service , if you can not afford , speak to your doctor will do at reduced cost , even may wave it , other alternative go to a city hospital or clinic
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The procedure is modestly expensive, few hundred dollars, but the consult and the labs fees with extensive testing quickly gets into the thousands
Sep 20, 2013
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Call a lawyer: Dr. Rao also gave you good advice. Please also seriously consider contacting an attorney who's known for being willing to help ordinary people without money. If you actually need a bone marrow exam -- for example, to rule leukemia in or out -- no insurance carrier will deny you.

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