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Old 02-13-2012, 07:14 PM   #5
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Re: average hospital costs?

Typical charges for a vaginal birth would be about $10-$20k, depending on how long you're there and how much "extra" stuff you get - pain meds, etc. Insurance discount might knock it down to $5-$10k, and you'd be looking at 10% of that amount.

Our insurance had a $200 deductible, $2000 out of pocket max, and 20% coinsurance for drs appts, 10% for hospital inpatient stuff. I met the out of pocket so essentially paid $2000, then her billing was entirely separate after she was born, though not NEARLY as much $.
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