jbrewer
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jbrewer, April 22,  2020  10:25am EST

Info on cost of septal myectomy

How is expensive is the septal myectomy at Mayo Clinic? I am trying to decide which course of treatment to take and part of my decision will be made on the cost and how much insurance does not cover.

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  • AHAASAKatie
    AHAASAKatie, April 24,  2020  3:25pm EST

    I am not sure we have access to that information. Have you talked to the business people at Mayo Clinic to see if they can help with cost analysis? Thanks Katie

  • NewPacer73
    NewPacer73, May 12,  2020  7:43pm EST

    In 2011, it was paid for by Medicare and the supplemental insurance with a copay of around $1000. It saved my life. I couldn't walk ten feet without holding on. Not anymore. Mayo in Rochester Minnesota was amazing. I was out in record time and flew home on the sixth day. Recovery, because it is open heart, can take several weeks. What a game changer for me though. I highly recommend Mayo. They do thousands a year and my cardiologist said, if you were my wife, I'd go to Mayo. That's why I flew there to do it. Keep me posted on how you are doing. I have literally been there. smile

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