Fixed Price Colonoscopy for the Uninsured
Are you uninsured and in need of a colonoscopy screening? Parker Adventist Hospital is pleased to exclusively offer a $1000 fixed priced colonoscopy to uninsured patients. Do I qualify? This includes the entire procedure including anesthesiologist and all lab costs, so you don't need to worry about any hidden fees.
To schedule an appointment or for further questions see the FAQ section below or call 303-269-4185.
Fixed price colonoscopy FAQ's
Colon cancer is the second most deadly cancer because it often goes undetected until it is too late. A colonoscopy is the most effective way to find colon cancer early, and when found early, it is the most curable form of cancer. Don't wait! If you are 50 years of age or older, you should have regular colonoscopy screenings. More about colonoscopy screening...
If you meet the following requirements, you qualify for the fixed price colonoscopy:
- You have no health insurance coverage.
- You have not had a colonoscopy in the past year.
- You are at least 50 years of age or have been identified as having an increased risk of developing colon cancer.
- You have the ability to pay the $1000 fixed price in advance by either cash or credit card.
What does the $1000 fixed price colonoscopy include?
- Hospital fees including the nursing costs and cost of medications.
- Endoscopist's fees
- Anesthesia costs
- Pathology charges - if there is a need for biopsy to obtain a pathology specimen.
- Bowel preparation supplies
Parker Adventist Hospital and the doctors have significantly reduced charges so that patients who otherwise could not afford a colonoscopy have access to this important screening. A colonoscopy is the most effective method of detecting colonic cancers in the early stages. The most common symptom of colon cancer is no symptoms at all.
If I have insurance and want to pay out of pocket, can I do so?
Not at this time. Currently, only people who do not have access to colonoscopy through regular channels are eligible for the $1000 fixed price colonoscopy. If you have insurance coverage, you can still schedule a colonoscopy with us, but do not qualify for the fixed price offer.
List of colonoscopy providers.
What types of payment do you accept?
Payment must be made one week prior to the procedure and can be paid by cash, check or credit card. Once payment is received, we willl give instructions for the bowel prep and an information packet.
What happens if my test comes back positive?
If we find a small polyp, we will remove it at no extra costs with the pathology charges covered as well.
If we find a large polyp or colon cancer, we will recommend surgery and our surgeon will discuss the details after the colonoscopy and schedule you for an appointment to discuss all of your questions and options in full detail.
Without insurance, how do I pay for continuing care if I require additional medical treatment?
We have a financial counselor on staff who will be happy to work with you.
How long does the procedure last?
The colonoscopy will take about 20 minutes. More about colonoscopy Screening...
Does it hurt?
Since we have included the cost of an anesthesiologist, we can make sure that you are completely comfortable.