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A 59-year-old male asked:

Insurance athem does not want to pay for mri/mra with contrast to rule in or out brain aneurysm(s), only 15 minutes mra without/con. what shuld one do

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Conner
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Symptoms?: Often your symptoms dictate what insurances will cover. Usually they do not pay for screenings but if you have severe headache, blurred vision, dizziness, or any other neurological symptoms, insurance will pay. Your doctor may have to do a doctor to doctor review (peer to peer) and get the scan approved. Ask your md what codes he used initially to have the scan done. It is a game of life.
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