Table 3.

Median [mean (SD)] procedure costs by year

200120022003200420052006
Pap smear$134 [$155 ($202)]$144 [$164 ($192)]$149 [$173 ($231)]$153 [$179 ($494)]$160 [$188 ($200)]$163 [$194 ($193)]
HPV DNA testing$266 [$296 ($300)]$247 [$275 ($197)]$235 [$267 ($190)]$213 [$246 ($232)]$208 [$238 ($246)]$205 [$237 ($219)]
Biopsy$1,571 [$2,366 ($3,067)]$1,423 [$2,523 ($4,810)]$1,617 [$2,688 ($5,492)]$1,218 [$2,466 ($3,726)]$1,035 [$2,332 ($3,491)]$1,348 [$3,476 ($5,617)]
Colposcopy$164 [$384 ($1,669)]$176 [$368 ($1,287)]$190 [$412 ($1,766)]$200 [$382 ($1,185)]$193 [$373 ($1,216)]$194 [$371 ($1,241)]
Colposcopy & biopsya$ —$ —$361 [$468 ($578)]$361 [$442 ($478)]$346 [$423 ($516)]$353 [$426 ($501)]
Colposcopy & ECC$309 [$370 ($332)]$316 [$382 ($376)]$328 [$395 ($341)]$341 [$411 ($358)]$344 [$412 ($334)]$345 [$417 ($332)]
ECC$316 [$670 ($1,086)]$341 [$662 ($1,082)]$352 [$684 ($1,105)]$369 [$706 ($1,180)]$366 [$685 ($1,141)]$367 [$713 ($1,188)]
Cauterization$228 [$954 ($1,518)]$240 [$1,037 ($1,570)]$263 [$1,166 ($1,699)]$254 [$1,129 ($1,733)]$226 [$930 ($1,607)]$216 [$862 ($1,516)]
Cervical amputation/destruction$2,132 [$2831 ($2,493)]$2,176 [$3,024 ($3,367)]$2,349 [$3,104 ($2,836)]$2,589 [$3,372 ($3,208)]$3,035 [$4,035 ($4,145)]$2,854 [$4,239 ($5,029)]
Colposcopy & LEEP or conization$698 [$1,208 ($1,287)]$715 [$1,225 ($1,319)]$803 [$1,392 ($1,490)]$810 [$1,372 ($1,442)]$815 [$1,400 ($1,493)]$870 [$1,462 ($1,482)]
Conization$1,420 [$1,822 ($1,644)]$1,391 [$1,871 ($1,803)]$1,540 [$1,985 ($1,778)]$1,548 [$2,022 ($1,901)]$1,620 [$2,084 ($1,914)]$1,710 [$2,140 ($1,938)]
Hysterectomy$6,874 [$7,546 ($5,924)]$7,035 [$7,726 ($5,308)]$7,019 [$7,888 ($5,210)]$7,099 [$8,082 ($6,037)]$7,217 [$8,130 ($5,706)]$7,383 [$8,384 ($6,379)]
  • aThe codes used to identify “Colposcopy & Biopsy” were released in 2003.