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In the United States, the cost of a hip replacement can vary wildly from state to state. In Birmingham, Alabama, for instance, a hip replacement can be found for approximately $20,000, whilst in New York the average cost of a hip replacement is closer to $60,000.
Huge price fluctuations can also be seen in states like Massachusetts, where a variation of as much as 313% can be found. The cost of hip replacement surgery in the US will usually be covered partially by medical insurance, but is only fully covered in cases where a replacement is absolutely necessary to prevent the overall health of the patient deteriorating.
Hip replacement in Germany from $7,979
Hip replacement in India from $4,996
Hip replacement in France from $11,748
Hip replacement in Spain from $7,865
Hip replacement in the United Arab Emirates from $10,992
Hip replacement in Thailand from $5,647
Hip replacement in Mexico from $2,589
Hip replacement in Turkey from $10,765
Hip replacement in Poland from $6,814
originally posted by: Bluntone22
That's why we don't need every American to have affordable insurance.
We need American healthcare to be affordable.