Most expensive medical procedures in the U.S., ranked

Published: 11:18 AM March 24, 2022
Robin Utrecht/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images

Health care is expensive

During a pandemic that has left millions of Americans unemployed, the Trump administration continues to urge the Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act

What would it look like if the approximately 11.4 million people insured through the ACA suddenly lost health coverage? Let's do the math:

Without insurance, nearly half of these pricey medical procedures cost more than the average American's annual median household income. And every single procedure on this list costs at least four times more than the median American household savings.

Health care data company Arcadia ran the numbers, and these are the 50 most expensive medical procedures in the U.S., on average, ranked from lowest to highest.