Does insurance cover removal of deflated breast implants?
Health insurance coverage varies greatly from company to company and from individual coverages.You will need to contact your provider to find out if you are covered and the extint of the coverage. Also, contact your surgeon who did your implants to find out who the manufacturer of the implants were.Sometimes the manufacturer will replace a deflated implant at no cost for the implant , you still have to pay for the surgery.
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Generally, no. Cosmetic surgery is not usually covered under most insurance plans. (If we're talking about reconstruction after breast cancer treatment that's different.) What's more, any treatment of complications may not be covered by your health insurance. Typically, insurance companies will not …cover breast augmentation or any reoperations and additional doctor visits following augmentation. Your insurance company might even increase your premiums or drop your coverage. Before surgery, you may wish to get answers to the following questions in writing from your insurance company . Does my policy cover the costs of the implant surgery, the implant, the anesthesia, and other related hospital costs? To what extent? . Does it cover removal and replacement of the implants if this becomes necessary? To what extent? . Does it cover the cost of detecting or treating a complication as a result of either the implant or the reconstruction? To what extent? . Will there be an increase in my insurance premium? To what extent? . Will future coverage be affected? To what extent? ( Full Answer )
An increasing number of dental insurance plans are adding coverage for implants. Press releases from some of the companies announcing the coverage are available on the website of the National Association of Dental Plans in the News Section under Member News Releases. That site also has a directory o…f dental plans that can be searched by state. (See the related links.) Applicable definitions that might help to determine coverage in a particular circumstance include these: . Implant : A support for a bridge or denture that has been surgically placed into bone . Bridges : Non-removable tooth replacements attached to adjoining natural teeth when one or a few teeth are missing. . Dentures : Removable artificial teeth in a plastic base that rests directly on the gums. A denture may be complete or partial depending on the number of missing natural teeth. An analysis of your dental insurance contract or plan is necessary to answer the question definitively. There may be an express inclusion of implants, or an express exclusion of them; in either of those cases the answer is easier to determine than if the contract or plan relies upon the concept of "medical/dental necessity". There, reasonable minds can differ, with the countervailing argument being that an implant is cosmetic in nature. Cosmetic procedures are nearly always excluded, at least without an accompanying medical/dental procedure is "medically/dentally necessary" and that necessitates an accompanying cosmetic procedure. If, instead of dental insurance (which is an indemnity product), you have or would be willing to purchase a discount plan, you may have a better chance of "coverage" for implants (because there is often a less strict, or no distinction between medically necessary and cosmetic procedures). I hesitate to use the word "coverage" because a discount plan does not assume risk as genuine insurance does. Instead, membership in such a plan gives a consumer access to practitioners who have agreed to extend discounts from "retail" to participants for a menu of services. Important to understand is that the consumer remains fully responsible for the payment of charges, plus the cost of membership in the plan. If you have such a plan, or are going to go this route, you also need to make sure that the selected provider continues to participate in the plan at the time that you commence services, and that the promised discount is what you receive. ( Full Answer )
If your dental insurance does not cover dental implants and you cannot get financing for this procedure where do you go from here?
A dental college perhaps?. To find companies in your state that provide dental insurance or dental discount plans, go to the National Association of Dental Plans site (www.nadp.org) which has a directory of companies that offer dental insurance . The directory can be searched by state and you can s…elect "individual" and get the list of just those companies that provide individual dental insurance in your state. The listing also tells you if the company provides dental HMO, dental PPO, dental indemnity (traditional insurance without a network) or a discount plan (not insurance but a discount off the dentist's fees who are part of the discount network). ( Full Answer )
When they were originally removed, the official statement was 'they were too big' and 'smaller is more approiate around her children.'
There is no straightforward answer to this question, but removal of breast implants can be much more complicated and expensive than the original surgery, especially if one of the implants has broken. Some surgeons are very experienced at removal and are skilled at getting the best possible cosmetic …result, so it may be worthwhile looking for a good removal surgeon rather than going for the cheapest you can find. Be wary of getting saline breast implants. The doctors don't tell you, but rupture is common. I have had mine "Pop" three times. The leak is usually slow. If you believe one or both of your breast implants are shrinking there is probably a rupture. I suggest going to the cosmetic surgeon who did the initial implants ( if you liked the result prior to the rupture). Remember to listen to your body. We know our bodies better than any doctor. So if your doctor disagrees about there being a rupture, get a second opinion. ( Full Answer )
after seven years later i want remove my breasts implant, will my breasts go back to normal? how long will take?
Answer . Virtually no insurance provides coverage for elective cosmetic procedures. Getting or removing a tattoo is cosmetic.
A breast implant is a prosthesis which is inserted into the breastin order to artificially enlarge its size. They are available indifferent shapes and sizes. Breast implant, saline- orsilicone-filled prosthesis used after mastectomy as a part of thebreast reconstruction process or used cosmetically …to augment smallbreasts. Know more about them by visiting: Dr Tavakoli Suite 1, Level 1, 376 New South Head Road, Double Bay, NSW 2028,Sydney Phone : 1300 368 107 ( Full Answer )
Answer . Of course they can, the question is will they? I think now many many do, (thank the Lord !), when I had some surgery (15 years or so ago) they did not, but everyone I know that has had this misfortune in last five years or so has had coverage. Contact the benefits coordinator, they shou…ld be able to assist you. ( Full Answer )
Why was the tree being removed from the property? Is this something your insurance company wanted done? Did you remove it yourself, or did you have a contractor do it? Answers to those questions could help clarify my answer to you. For now, the only situation I can think of where this would be… covered is under the "Falling Objects" peril. If the tree fell into the roof and caused the damage, then that would be covered. ( Full Answer )
Delta Dental insurance does include coverage for implants, subject to some limitations, in its quotes to employers and purchasers. Some opt however to remove this coverage to reduce their annual premium cost.
Hi,. i have done project on insurance, any company does not offer such insurance.. you can seek medical insurance.
Depends on your policy! Check with your agent. Mine covers removal of guano, repair of damage caused by bats, but NOT the removal of the bats themselves. Subject, of course, to normal deductible. Fortunately, my bat exclusion estimate breaks that stuff out already so it helps for me.
/is there any way I can got breast enlargements if i am at risk of blood clots? Is collegn different from sillicon?
Insurance policies in the US do not cover cosmetic surgery unless it falls under the heading of reconstruction, as the result of trauma, a mastectomy, etc., or is required to treat another non-cosmetic ailment. Insurance coverage of Reconstructive breast surgery post mastectomy is required by law in… some states (California for one), and is an option in others. If the size of the breasts is large enough to cause or exacerbate spinal issues acutely, insurance might cover reduction, but this is a very rare circumstance. SO the answer in specific is, almost never and not without a fight. ( Full Answer )
No, it's okay to leave them in place. In many cases, breastfeeding is still possible even with implants.
NO OF COURSE NOT!!!! Its unnessasary...and if you ask me i think its not very good to alter the body like that..im sure you look fine anyway YES THEY WILL!!!!!!!!!!!!! most insurance pays 100% mental so if you are depressed cause you feel like less of a women because of your small breast then they… have to cover the implants ( Full Answer )
According to a 2008 survey by the National Association of Dental Plans, there are 8 or 9 carriers the include coverage for dental implants in their group dental insurance products. Sometimes it is part of base coverage and sometimes an additional benefit that your employer must request. So check you…r policy and if it is not covered, ask you employer if it can be added.. Implants are not generally a part of individual dental insurance coverage. But, discounts on implants may be a part of discount dental plans that you can buy on an individual basis.. To find an individual discount dental plan, go to the NADP website--www.nadp.org--and use the Dental Plan Directory to look up the names of companies that provide "discount dental plans" in your state. ( Full Answer )
The Answer is: Yes you can . Further More: There are saline and now there is gel silicone. If your saline implants burst you will be able to tell. If the gel silicone implants burst you can not tell. The gel implants stay in the shell or glob form and no longer is like the old kind where it caused …alot of probs. Having breasts has made me feel better psychologically. ( Full Answer )
None, lol. yes most insurance pays 100% mental so if you are depressed cause you feel like less of a women because of your small breast then they have to cover the implants. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Does_insurance_pay_for_breast_implants#ixzz18aNeB6le
Each state has different coverage. For example, in California,Florida, New York, New Jersey and Texas, Dental Implants arecovered. Always check with your Dental Insurance provider to get afull list of coverage.
I have them and mine have never smelled, strange! I am not sure from your question how long it is since you had them done. However if it is very recently you should see your Plastic Surgeon to make sure that you dont have an infection. If you have had the implants for some time then I have to sa…y that I have never heard of this phenomenen in 30 years in the business. A smell from the breast usually originates soon after surgery when an infection in the wound is brewing. ( Full Answer )
One can breast feed after a previous history of breast augmentation(breast implant.) However, there has been studies showing thatlactation insufficiency (difficulty breast feeding) may resultafter the placement of a breast implant. This is dependent on thetype of incision your plastic surgeon uses.
I think that breast reconstruction using existing body tissue is the preferred treatment but I expect implants are also an option
Depends on what kind of catheter, but I assume you mean the standard Foley (urinary) catheter. Most likely what is causing this is obstruction of the fill lumen by salt that has crystallized out of normal saline. This happens when the balloon is filled with normal saline and not water.. Are you abl…e to fill and empty the catheter?. If not then most likely it is clogged with salt.. Remedy is go see a doctor, they will probably cut the catheter completely in two closer in the middle of the catheter to release the fluid in the balloon and then the catheter should come out. ( Full Answer )
You need to check with your home insurer if the cost for mold damage and restoration is covered because it depends on the policy you have. But most home insurers will cover the cost.
Typically no. It is an elective procedural (likely) that was not covered under insurance, and as such they do not pay for complications that arise from them. This may not be true in the case where the augmentation was secondary to mastectomy.There may be a warranty on the implant itself.
Health insurance will cover the majority of it up to a certain amount. You are also responsible for the deductible (a specified amount that you have to pay before insurance kicks in).
you can get breast implant near your living , because i thinkbreast implants got very normal these days , every women wonder tohave breast implants to make sure she looks more figured andattractive . The countries i know where breast implant is popularand can get easily are : Turkey , Dubai , USA , …UK , Germany , Italy , Spain , India ,Australia and many more ( Full Answer )
You can get breast implants from any board certified plastic surgeon. It's always a good idea to check with your state medical board to make sure that there are not any board actions against the doctor you have chosen.
Typically not. If the squirrels got in through a hole in the roof that was caused by something covered, like a tree falling, then they would cover the cost of fixing the hole. But the squirrels will have to be caught by a professional you hire to do so at your own expense.
All insurers are different. It is best for you to contact an insurer directly and find out what the "fine print" reads.
Medicare will only pay for removal of ruptured breast implants if adoctor determines it medically necessary due to healthcomplications brought on because of the rupture or in some rarecases for psycological stress suffered as a result of the rupture.
The cost to remove breast implants is generally in the region of Â£ 2500. The operation is not cheap because you still require a general Anaesthetic and an overnight stay in hospital. The operation will cost more than this if you elect to have new implants put in at the same time. At the mom…ent, there are many women having P.I.P breast implants removed. Most of them want new implants as they do not want to be left with smaller breasts. Clinics are offeirng to do these at reduced prices , although the Government are putting clinics under pressure to do them for free. If you think you have P.I.P implants you should talk to the clinic who performed your operation and see what can be done and for what cost ( Full Answer )
generally yes but only out of your own yard...and as long as there is green leaves/needles meaning a healthy tree
No, Homeowners Insurance is Hazard Insurance it does not cover the costs of asthetics. That's landscaping or Lawn Maintenance.
Whether home owners' insurance covers tree removal depends on the particular policy you have. Many policies, but not all, will cover removal of a tree that has fallen on a house. However, a tree fallen across a driveway may be a different matter. Read your policy and talk to you insurance agent or …representative. ( Full Answer )
Regular health insurance does not typically cover dental implants. One would need to obtain a separate dental insurance for any dentistry related work.
Some insurance companies do cover breast reduction surgery. You have to contact your insurance provider and ask for details or if you go to your family doctor/chiropractor they can let you know your options and write you referrals for the insurance company. I had reduction surgery and my insurance (…Blue Sheild PPO) covered all of the costs for the reduction, both my chiropractor and surgeon wrote letters of recommendation along with pictures to back up their reasoning. I would contact your provider or doctor and go from there. ( Full Answer )
If enlargement is part of breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, health plans may pay for some or all of it
A couple of insurance plans will but most likely no and if you are born without the tooth it might be different for you but when i was told i had to get a implant they told me it was not covered under almost every policy but it changed cause i never had a tooth or a root.
Generally not. Insurers take the position that mold grows over a period of time and is not the sudden and unexpected occurrence that insurance normally covers. Recent policies have express exclusions for black mold coverage..
My breasts had milk in them when I got my implants, even though I had finished breastfeeding my child. Two years later they still have a bit of milk in them post implants. There is no detriment to my health.
Breast implants are not hard to find these days !. There are many Plastic Surgeons and clinics that advertise Breast enlargement. In rare cases they are available on the national health service, but usually as a result of illness such as cancer. The first step would be to arrange a consultatio…n with a Plastic Surgeon or clinic to see if you are suitable for the procedure. In most cases this will be free of charge. Try to get at least three consultations so that you can make a fair assessment of the information that you have been given. If you are in any doubt, go along and discuss it with your family Doctor. Another good way is to find someone who has had breast implants and has had a good experience. This will mean that you will find a good , experienced Surgeon ( Full Answer )
Hi It depending on the services of dental insurances companies. Its better to search and ask your trust worthy friends , family dentist etc. This is because the dental insurance services in different areas are different. Regards Fred
No, Homeowners insurance does not provide coverage for Landscaping or lawn maintenance nor for land or tree maintenance.
One might need breast implant removal if the implant is damaged somehow or if it becomes painful. Some individuals may just decide to remove them for aesthetic reasons.
If someone is concerned about their breast implant and wants them removed then they would probably be do best to go back to the surgeon who put them in. If that surgeon is not available then checking directories for cosmetic surgeons in the area is the next best thing.
If it's a medical necessity, they all will cover the cost of theimplant. If it's a an elective implant, then none of them will cover it.
Dental insurance is generally limited in its coverage. You will have to actually read your policy. Even if they are covered the percentage will be lower and the maximum per year will be maxed out as well before the first implant is paid for. Group dental coverage will offer more coverage than an ind…ividual plan that you purchase on your own. ( Full Answer )