What You Need to Know About Breast Reduction Costs in Massachusetts
Breast reduction surgery is a major, life-altering procedure. It’s important to understand the costs involved and how they’ll be covered by your health plan.
In this post, we’ll cover what you need to know about breast reduction costs in Massachusetts.
How much does breast reduction cost?
The average cost of breast reduction surgery in Massachusetts is $4,000.
What factors affect the cost of a breast reduction surgery?
The following factors will affect the cost of your breast reduction surgery:
- Your insurance coverage and deductible. This can vary significantly from one plan to another; check your policy for details.
- The number of visits you make to a doctor before surgery takes place. Some patients are able to have their procedure done on an outpatient basis at their primary care provider’s office while others may require more visits with specialists or surgeons if they want additional procedures such as liposuction performed during their visit.
- Type of anesthesia used during the procedure (local versus general). Some surgeons prefer local anesthesia and some prefer general anesthesia depending on what type of procedure it is being done for. If your primary care provider uses general anesthesia, then that will increase the overall cost because there are
average cost of breast reduction in massachusetts
How much does breast reduction cost?
The average cost of breast reduction (aesthetic patients only) is $5,913, according to 2020 statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This average cost is only part of the total price – it does not include anesthesia, operating room facilities or other related expenses. Please consult with your plastic surgeon’s office to determine your final fee.
A surgeon’s fee for breast reduction will be based on his or her experience, the type of procedure used and the geographic office location.
Your surgeon may offer patient financing plans, so be sure to ask.
Prices listed on our website are estimates only. Actual prices will be determined at the time of consultation and will be affected by the recommended surgical technique, patient anatomy, length of time required for surgery, implant type (if applicable), and type of anesthesia required.
Our fees include:
- Surgeon’s fee
- All preoperative and postoperative visits
- Operating room use and supplies in a JCAHO or AAAASF approved facility
- All anesthesia
- Implants and postoperative garments*Patient may choose to buy their own garment as a replacement or supplement to the one given to them at the time of surgery
**For Otoplasty, we will recommend that patients use one of their own headbands or beanies for postoperative use after initial dressing is removed
Patient have the option of staying overnight at our facility with around the clock care by a registered nurse. Additional fees will apply. In some situations, this will be required.
Price quotes given at the time of consultation are good for 6 months only and are subject to change upon expiration. To secure a surgical date, a nonrefundable 15% deposit is required. Balance of fees are due 2 weeks before date of surgery. Consultation booking fee may be put towards procedure fees and is taken at the time of scheduling your appointment.
For qualified patients, financing is available. There is a one time 5% processing fee for these options.
1) PatientFi, 0% interest for 12 months, 24 month terms.
SURGERY PRICING (USD)
|Breast augmentation with implants||7800-8800|
|Gynecomastia – excision only||5700-7700|
|Gynecomastia – excision with liposuction||6700-8700|
|Mastopexy (breast lift) – full||9700-11200|
|Breast implant removal||4200-5700|
|Breast implant removal and capsulectomy||8900-10900|
|Breast implant exchange with capsulectomy||9800-13900|
|Breast implant revision||starting at 8000|
|Breast augmentation with full mastopexy (breast lift)||12700-15700|
|Fat grafting||starting at 4925|
|Upper blepharoplasty (local anesthesia)||2200-3200|
|Upper blepharoplasty (sedation or general anesthesia)||4800-6300|
|Rhinoplasty – full||8900-10900|
|Rhinoplasty with septoplasty||9400-11400|
|Mini Face Lift (under local anesthesia)||5700-6900|
|Face and Neck Lift||12700-14900|
|Earlobe repair||750 for one, 1250 for two|
|Cosmetic lesion (mole) excision||750-1250|
|Neck liposuction (local anesthesia)||2500-3200|
|Liposuction (excluding neck liposuction)||starting at 4500|
|Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)||8900-10900|
|Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) with flank liposuction||10900-13800|
|Body lift (circumferential)||16400-18400|
|Bodytite||starting at 4900|
|Brachioplasty (arm lift)||9800-13400|
|Medial thigh lift||10900-13700|
Breast reduction costs may include:
- Anesthesia fees
- Hospital or surgical facility costs
- Medical tests
- Post-surgery garments
- Prescriptions for medication
- Surgeon’s fee
When choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon for breast reduction, remember that the surgeon’s experience and your comfort with him or her are just as important as the final breast reduction costs.
Is breast reduction surgery covered by health insurance?
Many health insurance plans cover breast reduction surgery. Your plastic surgeon may need to obtain authorization from your insurer for the surgery. This may require a letter and the submission of photographs. Once authorization is obtained, you will be able to schedule your surgery.
You will be responsible for any copays or deductibles required by your insurer. If your health plan does not cover breast reduction, you may decide to pay for the surgery yourself.