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Vasectomy Reversal Costs:

What does it Cost for a Vasectomy Reversal?   A reversal of a vasectomy is a surgical operation that should restore fertility to the man.  The cost of a vasectomy reversal will depend on the state or city you live in, the doctor you choose and other factors.  The cost of a vasectomy reversal is affordable to most people.  You will have to call you health care company to see if the reversal operation is covered under your policy.  The cost of a Vasectomy is discussed on another page titled Cost of Vasectomy

Most insurance companies and plans DO NOT cover the cost of a vasectomy reversal, even if they paid for or covered the cost of a vasectomy procedure in the first place.  Try to find the best doctor that specializes in vasectomy reversal operations and this may help in keeping the cost down.  Also, the doctor's that specialize may have the experience and success ratios that make you feel more comfortable with using these specialist. 

Be ready to spend a great deal more for the cost of a vasectomy reversal over the cost of a vasectomy.   Compared to other means of fertilization the cost of reversing a vasectomy is quite reasonable.  The costs of a vasectomy reversal could run between $3,000 and $25,000 depending on your state, city, doctor and other factors involved.  The reversals that are more natural are usually much more effective for fertility. 

When you decide to have a vasectomy reversal, talk with your doctor and understand your options, costs, procedure and what you will expect to happen for the money.  An average cost of vasectomy reversal would be in the $10,000 range and if you go to other countries outside of the US, namely Canada or Mexico, you would pay less and possibly save up to 50% of the cost here.  When you talk with the doctor make sure everything is included and there are no hidden costs and the operation will be a total all inclusive package. 

Most operations of this type will include several costs, including the doctor, anesthetist and the Hospital costs.  Remember, the doctor fees is just one part of the total cost and be prepared to pay additional monies to the other parties involved.  Information about a Vasectomy can be found at the page titled Vasectomy.

Doctor and the Surgery:

The cost incurred for the doctor pays for his expertise and the actual surgery and performance.  The procedure is complicated and these doctors get paid well for this type of operation.  Plan on $3,000 to $12,000 depending on the doctor.


The next cost would be to the anesthetist for providing the anesthesia during your operation.  They are with the doctor the whole time of the surgery.   An average cost would fall within $2,000 to $5,000.

Hospital Costs:

The hospital will charge you for your stay in the hospital and the cost of the operating room.  If there are no complications and it is an easy operation, these should be the majority of the fees and costs your will pay for the vasectomy reversal.   These costs could run between $2,000 and up, depending on the hospital and any complications.

Other Options:

If you want to save some money, you can check with some of the doctors that will perform this operation as a day surgery, in their office.  If you choose this method, you will save quite a lot of money.  This is quick and you will recover at home and check back in with the doctor on a scheduled basis.  This option could save you up to 50% of other options that include a hospital.

Payment Options:

How to pay for the cost of a vasectomy reversal?  Cash, credit card, doctor financing which is usually through a medical financing entity and the other option would be your medical insurance.  Remember, most medical insurance companies do not pay for the reversal even if they paid for the original vasectomy.

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