When a colonoscopy is done as a preventive exam for colon cancer screening, it is covered by your insurance carrier in accordance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) preventive services mandate. There may be some costs associated with a colonoscopy and anesthesia, especially when a colonoscopy is performed after an abnormal stool screening test or when a patient is reporting symptoms. Please check with your insurance carrier to learn more about any costs associated with your colonoscopy.
Typically, anesthesia copays are $200.
UCLA Health accepts Medicare-assignment and private indemnity insurance. We also participate in over 100 local and national managed care networks. Please call us at 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631) if you are concerned or have a question about whether your insurance is accepted here. You may also speak with your benefits coordinator, or consult the health plan provider directory to confirm that UCLA Health accepts your insurance coverage.
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