Specialty Surgeon Complete Packaged Procedure. Hip Arthroscopy. Hip arthroscopy is a surgical procedure performed through small incisions and uses a small camera to visualize the inside of a joint. Through several small incisions (about 1 centimeter each) your surgeon will insert a camera into one incision, and small instruments through the other incisions. Such surgery generally is conduct ed to relieve minor arthritis pain, cartilage tears or snapping hip syndrome. Treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, cost of drugs and any related medical procedures required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists and cost of complication management; travel, food and lodging.