How Much Does a Visit to the Orthopedic Cost?

By Andrew Heideman PT/ATC

How Much Does a Visit to the Orthopedic Cost?

Orthopaedic doctors and surgeons are devoted to the care of the human musculoskeletal system. Their general goal is to improve or maintain the health of their patient’s bones, tendons, muscles, and tendons. However, before most people go to their orthopedic specialist, they will ask the question: “How much does it cost to see an orthopedic doctor?”

How Much Does a Visit to the Orthopedic Cost?

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So, How Much Does a Visit to the Orthopedic Cost?

The quick answer to how much an orthopedic surgeon cost is: it depends on the case. When you meet with an orthopedic specialist for the first time, a medical history will be prepared. The initial visit/consultation might include various methods of examination which can increase the cost of the consultation. The documents included in the medical history typically include the following:

  • Previous medical treatments.
  • All current medications.
  • Lab test results.
  • Any type of allergies.

During the first visit, your orthopedic surgeon will do a physical examination. This is to evaluate your overall health to determine which treatment methods are appropriate. X-rays and MRIs may be ordered prior to your visit so the surgeon can identify any abnormalities such as deformities, and also determine if the area is subject to any type of disease.

Our goal at JOI is to offer quality orthopedic care to every one of our patients. We work with over 140 health plans including:

  • Aetna.
  • AvMed.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida.
  • CIGNA.
  • Humana.
  • Medicare.
  • Medicare Replacement Plans.
  • Auto.
  • United Health Care, and most other insurance programs.

If you are enrolled in a managed care plan (MCO), we will make every effort to work with you and your primary care/referring physician in order to satisfy the requirements of the plan. JOI and JOI Rehab also participate in several Workers’ Compensation programs.

JOI Fracture and Injury Care

Our Doctors are currently offering ASAP fracture and injury care. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the ER if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care. Make an appointment by calling (904)JOI-2000.

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