Nasal surgery performed with a diagnosis of deviated septum are considered medically necessary and normally some cosmetic repair is performed at the same time.
Breast reduction can be medically necessary in certain circumstances.
What is typically not medically necessary is breast implants (no previous mastectomy), face lifts, Liposuction, abdominoplasty to remove excess skin around the abdomen, etc.
Plan provisions vary widely. Even one insurance carrier can have 20 different plans available, each with variances regarding covered/non covered services. It is always best to contact your insurance company directly.
Yes, it would cover reconstructive plastic surgery-just not "elective" plastic surgery.
Generally it is not. If plastic surgery is required to do something to help aid a ailment then it might be covered. However, for cosmetic purposes, Plastic Surgery is not covered by your insurance.
Gastric bypass is becoming a surgery that more and more insurance plans cover. I would suggest research many different insurance companies in your area. she is sure to find one that will cover the surgery.
Many insurance companies will not cover tubal surgery unless there is a risk of fatality. To get tubes untied is usually considered an optional surgery and insurance companies might not pay for this type of surgery, but each company is different in what they cover.
Plastic surgery may be covered by some kinds of insurance, but not all. General health insurance will typically not cover it, but some private plans may. Check your policy to see if it is or is not covered.
No. Insurance companies do not cover "elective procedures". Elective procedures are those that are done for the patient's wants, not his or her needs/health. Face lifts, plastic surgery, preventative medicine, and diets are almost never covered by medical insurance.
If the laser surgery was to correct near or far sightedness, most insurance companies do not cover it and you will have to pay for this yourself. If the laser surgery was for some other problem, like blurriness following cataract surgery, your insurer will most likely cover the cost.
Some insurance companys will cover most of it some will not . I qwould check with several companys about their own requirments on it . Companies that cover more of the surgery will cost you more , but may be worth it in the long run.
Most insurance companies consider laser eye surgery elective, however, there are some that will cover it minimully.
You should contract your insurance provider and inquire if your policy covers gastric bypass surgery. Not all insurance companies will cover the surgery because it is often considered cosmetic surgery and may not be covered.
Yes, there are companies that will cover for pre-existing conditions. Angelos also offers travel insurance for those going abraod for surgery see www.angelisgroup.com
Lasik eye surgery is covered by some insurance companies, but is considered an elective insurance so most companies will not. However, if you have vision, most of those insurance plans will cover Lasik. Some employers offer a flexible spending account which helps with payment plans.
The best way to afford any type of surgery is with the proper insurance. Most insurance companies doesn't cover cosmetic surgery because of the side effects.
Different insurance companies cover differently. You have to call your insurance company to see what they cover specially. You could change insurance companies also.
Unfortunately, insurance companies often consider artificial disc replacement as experimental surgery. Experimental techniques are generally not covered by insurance. Check your policy for details.
The answer really depends on which dental insurance you have. An insurance company may cover some of the procedure's costs, but not all. There are specific dental insurance companies that you can look into that are there specifically for cosmetic dentistry. Find out more at http://www.dentaletc.com/.
Typically insurance companies do not cover Lasik surgery since it is elective. Generally the cost of Lasik eye surgery can range from 1000 dollars to 3500 dollars.
"Yes a cosmetic facelift is actually considered an elective surgery. Because of the nature of this, most health insurance companies do not cover cosmetic facelifts."
Many insurances do cover the cost of eye surgery. But what is comes down to is what kind of insurance that you have. Some insurances cover everything and others have stipulations as to what they cover and what they will not cover.
Medicaid is State Insurance and Medicare is federal. Therefore, it depends on what state you have Medicaid in; however, I doubt that they would. Very few insurance companies do.
transplantation is an expensive procedure. Insurance companies and health maintenance organizations (HMOs) may not cover all costs. Many insurance companies require precertification letters of medical necessity.
Cosmetic surgery isn't covered under most medical insurance policies. Usually, in order for an insurance company to cover cosmetic surgery, it needs to be considered "medically necessary". For example, if you need reconstructive surgery, your insurance company will cover it only if it was due to an accident or certain illness (like breast cancer).
There is no separate insurance for bariatric surgery, but many health insurance plans cover bariatric surgery for patients that meet their qualification requirements. If you have insurance, check with your insurer to see if they cover this procedure. If you are shopping for insurance, ask if this procedure is covered.
"Typically insurance companies do not cover cosmetic dentistry. There are occasions and circumstances in which the insurance company will cover these costs, you are going to have to speak with your insurer to be sure if they an cover the procedure you wish to have."