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Will Medicare pay for breast reduction?
Yes, but you have to have a referral from a dr. You have to have a medical condition supporting a breast reduction. Such as back problems, indentions in the shoulders from your bra strap.
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Answer Contact the benefits department, I know many health insurance companys have paid for this surgery, of course your physician would have to say it was not s…imply cosmetic, but a medical necessity.
Answer . Many things can be done with women's breasts these days. It's best to talk to the plastic surgeon and if that's what you want and can pay for it then yes, it can b…e done. Also if you are heavy breasted this can lead to back problems as I am sure you are aware of so a breast reduction would be to your best interest.
Answer yes it is possible to have breast implants after just having breast reduction but there are many cautions to doing that. The technique of the breast reduction wi…ll guide your plastic surgeon regarding the safest access to place the implants through.
Yes, if they are clearly done for health reasons.
Yes, Scott and white health plan pay for breast reduction surgery for women.
Tricare MAY cover a breast reduction if they deem it medically necessary due to medical conditions such as neck and back pain, rashes, shoulder grooves, numbness, etc. You mus…t first get an approval for a referral to a plastic surgeon covered by tricare. Then, the plastic surgeon must submit photos and a recommendation report to Tricare. They will then review it and either approve or deny the procedure or request additional information before making a decision.
Well I think they do but you have to have documentation. I had cigna about 3 years ago and tried to get a breast reduction... I was a size 42 J (now a 44K) and they denied me …because of my weight. But now I have united health care and I hear it is pretty hard to get coverage but I'm in the process of losing weight, I'm gonna start physical therapy after I lose about 30-50lbs and then maybe see a chiropractor or something. Me and my doctor are pretty cool so I'm sure we can word it in a way where they accept it. Also, I went to see a plastic surgeon about 2 years ago and the lady at the front desk told me some things to do in order to get approved (the things i listed above) so I didnt get to see the surgeon and she didnt charge me but she really helped me out so now I'm following my little check list.
does blue cross blue shield ppo for breast reduction
Yes, they will pay for it if you have a referral and documentation from a primary doctor, and /or ob/gyn stating the pain and indents in shoulders also any pain med's taken.
Yes, they do.
Medicare and Medicaid coverage is virtually identical. The two principal things to remember are: Medicaid is always the payor of last resort (i.e., bill Medicare and/or …private insurance first); and, Medicare does not pay for long term custodial care, such as a nursing home (Medicaid does).
Medicare is a public health insurance program; it does not pay beneficiaries. [per Medicare.gov] "Your Initial Enrollment Period starts 3 months b…efore you turn age 65 and lasts for 7 months. Except in certain cases, if you do not enroll in Medicare Part B during your Initial Enrollment Period, you will have wait until the next General Enrollment Period to enroll. General Enrollment Periods are between January 1 and March 31 each year. When March 31 falls on a non-business day, the General Enrollment Period is extended to the next business day. If you sign up for Medicare Part B during a General Enrollment Period, your coverage starts on July 1 of that year...."
If breast reduction is a specific exclusion on your particular plan you probably cannot get them to pay for it. If it is not a specific exclusion on your plan you will need a …physician to write a letter to BCBS and get an authorization to have the procedure. If your need for the reduction is not medical it will not be covered. You must contact BCBS and ask if your plan pays for breast reduction for specific medical reasons.
Medicare will only pay for removal of ruptured breast implants if a doctor determines it medically necessary due to health complications brought on because of the rupture …or in some rare cases for psycological stress suffered as a result of the rupture.
Anthem Blue cross will pay for a breast reduction ONLY if it is medically nessacary and is not pre-exisiting. It is good to get a DR. to note that it is needed in order for yo…ur quality of life to be better.
Everyone who pays any type of federal tax pays for medicare- Therefore, anyone who pays no federal taxes, does not pay for medicare. CORRECTION: Medicare is funded by a payro…ll tax, paid by employers and employees, and by insurance premiums. It is not funded by income taxes or other sources. Therefore, persons who are not yet Medicare eligible or who are unemployed and those few who are employed but do not pay Medicare payroll taxes do not pay for Medicare.
If by "pay Medicare" you mean the Medicare payroll tax, the only way to avoid this is to work at a job that is not covered by Medicare. There aren't very many of these. If you…'re referring to Medicare premiums, the law does not require anyone to enroll in Medicare.