Find Health Care Providers
Prices for medical procedures are often difficult for the patient to discover. Prices can vary greatly in a region, and also from region to region. We hope our members will find that the price comparison services listed here make it easier to find the best prices and providers for needed services. (Members deal directly with the providers of their choice. There are no required networks. See FAQs 12 & 13)
The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons – AAPS – is a non-partisan professional association of physicians in all types of practices and specialties across the country. Since 1943, AAPS has been dedicated to the highest ethical standards of the Oath of Hippocrates and to preserving the sanctity of the patient-physician relationship and the practice of private medicine. AAPS maintains a list of Cash/Direct Payment friendly practices.
Christian Dental and Medical Association
Locate Christian doctors and dentists in your area by using cmda.org/doctorsearch.
DPC Frontier is dedicated to protecting the rights of patients and doctors. DPC Frontier maintains a map of more than 300 Cash/Direct Primary Care practices. Click on the map and zoom in to your area to see if there are any near you. You can also find doctors who are members of Samaritan that have DPC practices here.
The Surgery Center of Oklahoma does something virtually unheard of in health care: post actual prices on its website for all of the surgeries performed. Patients are traveling from all over the country and beyond to Oklahoma City for quality surgeries at one-fifth to one-sixth the amount that many hospitals charge.
Update: Other surgery centers are beginning to post their prices online: Davis Orthopedics, Birmingham, Alabama; Ocean Surgery Center in Torrance, California; Monticello Community Surgery Center in Charlottesville, Virginia; and Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Clearwater, Florida.
MediBid.com gives self-pay patients access to doctors who will provide them with quality medical care and upfront, cash pricing. You can post a procedure you need and then doctors will bid on doing that procedure. Members of Samaritan can access Medibid at no charge by logging in to your dashboard account.
Pricing Healthcare is an open, independent, marketplace that publishes direct-pay prices for quality healthcare facilities across the country. Access to the site is free, and prices are kept up-to-date by providers. Facilities include hospitals, surgery centers, and imaging centers. Most prices on the site are bundled rates that cover facility fees, physician fees, and anesthesiologist fees.
Want to find fair prices on health care? Check out HealthCareBlueBook.com.
The Healthcare Blue Book is a free consumer guide to help you determine fair prices in your area for health care services. The Blue Book will help you find fair prices for surgery, hospital stays, doctor visits, medical tests and much more.
The goal at I Need A Surgery is to provide you with smarter choices for your surgeries, all while guaranteeing price transparency and no surprise costs. We will find you an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) where you can have your surgery performed that is beneficial to you and your wallet. Patients who have scheduled their surgery through I Need A Surgery not only save a significant amount of money, but they also often have a better overall experience and outcome than those who go to hospitals for costly outpatient surgeries.
The North American Surgery network of U.S. health care providers offers access to high-quality surgical procedures at prices that are often 50% below U.S. hospital averages. They offer cardiac surgery, spinal surgery, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, women’s procedures and much more. You don’t have to travel overseas to take advantage of medical tourism. Visit northamericansurgery.com to find significant savings on surgery in highly rated American hospitals.
DirectLabs.com offers a wide variety of important health and wellness blood chemistry tests directly to patients online at extremely discounted prices. Confidential results are available online in as little as 24 hours for most tests.
Disclaimer: In keeping with our ministry guidelines, Samaritan Ministries members have personal freedom and responsibility to choose their own treatments and providers. We do not endorse the above organizations, but merely provide them as resources here.