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How much does a colonoscopy cost?

A procedure to examine the bowel using a flexible tube containing a small camera and light.

Further reading

researching out of pocket costs

What are out of pocket costs?

Understanding some of the potential costs associated with going to hospital.

choosing a specialist for your procedure

How to choose a specialist

One of the biggest benefits of being treated in the private system is that you get to choose your own specialist – here’s how to pick the right one for you. 

Comparing public and private hospital options for colonoscopies

Need a colonoscopy? We look at how the private and public systems compare when it comes to out-of-pocket costs, waiting times and choice of specialist.

Find a specialist

Take the guesswork out of choosing a specialist. Use our Find a provider tool to find out how much and how often, a specialist charges out-of-pocket costs.

Looking for something else?

Visit our Hospital Assist homepage for a range of tools and advice to help you at every stage of your hospital journey.

Things you need to know

While we hope you find this information helpful, please note that it is general in nature. It is not health advice, and is not tailored to meet your individual health needs. You should always consult a trusted health professional before making decisions about your health care. While we have prepared the information carefully, we can’t guarantee that it is accurate, complete or up-to-date. And while we may mention goods or services provided by others, we aren’t specifically endorsing them and can’t accept responsibility for them. For these reasons we are unable to accept responsibility for any loss that may be sustained from acting on this information (subject to applicable consumer guarantees). 

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