Ask a doctor

What Are the Criteria Determining the Cost of Ematrix in the United States?

Why is there such a huge difference in cost across the country? (http://www.realself.com/eMatrix/cost)

Doctor Answers (1)

Criteria for Pricing is Extremely Variable

+1

In general, pricing is based upon several things: 1. marketplace - how many other offices are around and what do they price the same treatments at, and what does the manufacturer suggest is reasonable, 2. geography - larger cities like Los Angeles, NY City, etc. usually have higher prices because overhead is higher, 3. physician - who is offering the treatment, who is overseeing it, what type of physician is it (what is their malpractice like?), how involved in the care are they, how well trained is their staff, 4. overhead - how much did the office pay for the machine, how much are the tips, how much staff do they have, what type of office is it, 5. business - is the business new, what costs are they trying to cover with this, what do they need to make, 6. packaging - unsure if the pricing shown is for packages of treatments, or single visits, it's hard to say. Those are some of the things we consider when we set pricing. Hope that helps!

Las Vegas Dermatologist
4.5 out of 5 stars 6 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.