Hyperbaric patients often need dozens of treatments, each requiring a separate visit to a clinic or hospital with a treatment time of 90 minutes. Hyperbaric treatments average about $350 per session. The average HBOT cost to insurance carriers based on 28 sessions or “dives” amounts to $9,800 per patient.
In a hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber, the air pressure is increased to three times higher than normal air pressure. … Your blood carries this oxygen throughout your body. This helps fight bacteria and stimulate the release of substances called growth factors and stem cells, which promote healing.
Medicare, Medicaid, and many insurance companies generally cover hyperbaric oxygen therapy for these conditions, but may not do so in every case. … Be aware that HBOT is not considered safe and effective for treating certain conditions.