Price difference between France and the US

Comparative table of prices in surgery

ProcedureDays in HospitalAverage price in USAPrice C2C in France*Cost Saving %Cost Saving
ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
Shoulder replacement5 days$32,000$12,60060.63%$19,400
Hip replacement5 days$27,700$11,70057.76%$16,000
Knee replacement6 days$27,700$11,70057.76%$16,000
CARDIAC AND ARTERIES
Cardiac Valve under CEC10 days$170,000$40,00076.47%$130,000
TAVI (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation)7 days$83,000$59,00028.92%$24,000
Coronary artery bypass Surgery10 days$66,000$32,80050.30%$33,200
Installation of Pace maker4 days$30,000$14,40052.00%$15,600
Coronary angioplasty and STENT5 days$32,000$14,40055.00%$17,600
GASTROENTEROLOGY
Appendicectomy3 days$18,500$5,20071.89%$13,300
Colic resection Surgery11 days$27,000$19,70027.04%$7,300
Hernia Cures2 days$8,500$4,30049.41%$4,200
Gallbladder removal2 days$22,500$6,80069.78%$15,700
Bariatric surgery, gastrectomy3 days$31,500$9,70069.21%$21,800
Nephrectomy10 days$29,500$22,30024.41%$7,200
Prostatectomy4 days$22,000$6,80069.09%$15,200
OB-GYN
Hysterectomy4 days$17,000$7,20057.65%$9,800
Caesarean section5 days$19,000$8,80053.68%$10,200

* April 2019 price at April FX rate; before travel expenses and service fees 

Comparative table of prices in Drugs

Specialty name 90-day supply US 90-day supply FR Quarterly savings
Afinitor $46 500 €8 154 $37 358,55
Alecensa $43 125 €14 766 $26 570,36
Daklinza $69 000 €18 441 $48 325,79
Epclusa $74 100 €29 724 $40 776,42
Exjade $39 000 €4 920 $33 484,19
Fabrazyme $71 920 €39 519 $27 615,47
Firazyr $32 152 €4 284 $27 349,21
Firdapse $96 570 €10 908 $84 341,02
Gleevec $30 180 €5 529 $23 981,44
Harvoni $93 900 €36 000 $53 540,40
Nexavar $25 785 €4 820 $20 381,86
Olysio $66 000 €15 645 $48 460,39
Revlimid $46 200 €11 946 $32 807,34
Sabril $52 000 €276 $51 690,58
Sprycel $44 100 €10 566 $32 254,46
Tarceva $25 500 €6 219 $18 527,88
Tecfidera $22 050 €3 051 $18 629,52
Vosevi $74 100 €43 275 $25 584,40
Zavesca $159 300 €38 858 $115 735,85
Zepatier $54 000 €21 834 $29 521,90
Zytiga $30 510 €9 219 $20 174,58