Total Knee Replacement Recovery, Surgery Risks & Exercises
How much you can expect to pay out of pocket for knee replacement, including what people paid in 2020. For patients without health insurance, a total knee replacement can cost 35,000 or more. However, some medical facilities offer uninsured discounts. At the Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, an uninsured patient would pay a discounted price between 29,335 and 34,050.During a total knee replacement, the top of your shin bone and bottom of your femur are resurfaced with plastic or metal parts, according to an article from Hopkins Medicine. Knee replacements are made to reduce pain that you can get from degeneration of the joint. Cartilage may wear down, which results in bone-on-bone contact in your knee.