Before They Were Feeble And A Hip Replacement Exceeded An Annual Salary

1953 Comet
1953 Comet

For patients without health insurance, a total hip replacement usually will cost between $31,839 and $44,816, with an average cost of $39,299, according to Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. (




  1. Eeek! Big money. I often flaunt the Canadian system of socialized medicine where such operations are free. However, hip replacement requests have totally overwhelmed our system and waiting time is 6-12 months. Our doctors say that is comparable to other nations – but I bet it’s much shorter in the US. We do fracture replacements within 48 hours but wear and tear replacements take a long time – sometimes years.


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