*Prices for 2014
With over eighteen years of experience serving international patients in El Paso, Texas, we are committed in providing a comfortable and safe experience for you and your baby. Our international obstetric services include prenatal monitoring, childbirth, and care during your hospital stay. If you're experiencing a normal or high risk pregnancy, our team of specialists have the experience to protect the health of you and your new baby.
Vaginal Birth $2500
Cesarean Birth $2800
We provide our childbearing services at Del Sol Medical Center which is a recognized health care provider that's ranked top five percent in the United States according to HealthGrades. This Hospital has won multiple awards for providing exceptional care to their patients and has some of the best priced maternity packages in the region. If you are interested in a tour of the hospital, its facilities and delivery rooms, call us to schedule an appointment.
The hospital package is inclusive of the anesthesia professional fee for one (1) epidural. Should you request additional pain management, it will be at an additional cost billed by the Anesthetist, and not be included in the flat rate package. Also, If you arrive with sufficient time to El Paso, we recommend attending the free maternity classes (childbirth and postpartum care, baby care essentials, and breastfeeding) offerred by the hospital.
Vaginal Birth $2700
Cesarean Birth $3825
Patients must be registered at the Hospital before they are due for delivery to receive hospital package price. In case of an extended stay, Del Sol Medical Center charges $900 for each additional day if the mother is sick, and $1300 for each additional day if the baby is sick. This fee applies after the second day in the case of natural childbirth and the third day in case of caesarean section.
Pediatric services are not included in the hospital package. The cost of this service is $210 for vaginal delivery and $300 for C-section. In addition, during your stay in the hospital, you have the option to schedule your child's circumcision. This procedure has a cost of $170 and the physician must be informed if you are interested.
Total Price Plan
Tests and Medical Exams
There are some medical tests required for your delivery in the United States. We accept the following prenatal tests from your home country or you can have them done in a local lab upon your arrival to avoid repeating exams and expenses.
Obstetric Profile Num. II
Blood Type or Blood Group with Rh
Antibody Screen of Red Blood Cells (Indirect Coombs)
Complete Blood Count (Hematocrit and Hemoglobin)
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
Clamydia and Gonorrhea Culture
Penta Screen. This test is performed at 16 weeks to rule out chromosome abnormalities (Optional).
Cystic Fibrosis. (Optional).
Repeat HIV, Hematocrit y Hemoglobin at 32 weeks.
Glucose Tolerance Test (O'Sullivan Test). This test is done to rule out gestational diabetes.
If any of the results indicate that additional lab test or (s) are needed to protect the safety of the patient and/or the baby, it will be necessary to order them done. Since this is not common, this would be an additional expense to the patient and is not covered under the delivery package. If you forget your tests at home or you have not had them done, it will be necessary to perform the tests in El Paso. We recommend you provide us a summary of your prenatal care.
Please be advised: We highly recommend performing an optional ultrasound during your first visit. This anatomy ultrasound has an additional charge of $250 that is not included in the package.
Registration and Payments
To enroll in our obstetrics program, a non-refundable enrollment fee of $150 must be made at least two weeks prior to your arrival so we can guarantee an appointment. This fee is payable by credit card or bank wire transfer. The remaining medical fees can be made in person upon your arrival to El Paso. Although we can provide a letter of medical responsibility after your enrollment, we recommend you have your visa prior to your enrollment.
Ask about our prepayment options available for your obstetric services and enjoy this special time of your life by having peace of mind. Due to the advanced stage of the pregnancy and the inability to collect payment on international accounts, all payments must be made at the time of your first consultation. We do not offer credit on our services.
Most patients stay in a hotel or apartment during their stay in El Paso Texas. There are hotels that are close to the clinic, have all the basic amenities (kitchen, laundry, wifi, cable TV, etc.), and can be rented weekly. Some are located three minutes from the hospital with prices starting at $169 weekly.
A considerable factor in budgeting are transportation costs; grocery stores and shopping malls are conveniently located within 3-5 minutes of the hotels listed below which help keep expenses to a minimun. Sun City Cab offers affordable transportation services to our clinic starting at $6 from the following hotels:
Hotel options offering weekly rates:Value Place Ramada Studio 6 Extended Stay America
Some of our patients prefer renting a furnished room or house to accomodate their stay in El Paso. If you are considerring this option, please visit airbnb.
Stem Cell Collection
If you are interested in collecting the umbilical cord blood, it is necessary that you contact one of the companies engaged in the processing and storage of blood to receive your package. Our fee to collect this blood is $50.
Companies that process and storage stem cellsCord Blood Registry Via Cord
International Insurance Policies
There are insurance policies that cover medical expenses worldwide. Your insurance agency can inform you if your insurance covers your childbirth in the United States and the steps you need to take. Typically patients pay the expenses and the insurance agency reimburses the medical report with proof of receipts. Viva Seguro has insurance to citizens of Mexico, Central and South America.
There are patients who are not accompanied to the city and sometimes require personal assistance before or after your delivery. If you are interested in this type of assistance, the cost is $73 for eight hours and you should notify us in advance to ensure the availability of the assistant.
Refer a Friend Program
If you know someone who wants to give birth in the United States and you'd like to provide your family with some additional income, contact us through our Refer a Friend Program and receive a premium for your participation. Please note: To redeem compensation, referrals must be submitted before the person is enrolled since we cannot pay a referral commission on existing patients.