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Elective Surgery Insurance
Medicare pays for CS: Medicare pays for majority of cataract surgery. Extra costs if a patient desires a refractive implant or advanced implant to correct for astigmatism &/or reading vision & for laser cataract surgery, which helps many patients in long term recovery, decreased risk, complication rates. But medicare pays for about 80% or more depending on benefits. See: [email protected] ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Safety: Plastic and cosmetic surgery is very safe. It is still surgery and there are risks. You are actually safer in the O.R, than driving to the O.R. that day. Fatal complications are usually from heart trouble. This is why it is important to talk to your doctor about any issues you may have. See a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Depends: If doctor is medicaid participant can not turn down , but a non participant provider can refuse. You can find through your family doctor if procedure is needed. ...Read more
Meatal stenosis urologic surgery : Is in-patient surgery (stitches) to be preferred over out-patient surgery? How do we qualify a urologic surgeon?
Meatal stenosis: The surgery to correct mental stenosis, a meatotomy, is usually an outpatient procedure. It is a fairly minor procedure. I assume the surgeon you or your lived one has been evaluated by was recommended by another physician. If you trust that physicians judgement that no further prequalification is warranted. If not, go online, check reviews and malpractice history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When would otoplasty be covered by insurance? My insurance doesn't cover elective cosmetic surgery, so i thought it wouldn't cover otoplasty to fix my big ears. But i read that sometimes insurance will cover it. In what situations would otoplasty be consi
Will an insurance company pay for the same surgery twice in less than a year.. 10 months to be exact?
Talk to Insurer: In all likelihood there should be no problem. It sounds as though the initial surgery was unsuccessful. The insurer should be able to ensure that it gets taken care of as it is medically indicated, but you need to call them. ...Read more
Where can you go to get help to have a surgery that you need for health reasons and you have no insurance ?
County hospital: A choice is county hospital. Also if your financial status let you, you can choose your own doctor and negotiate the ter. ...Read more
I need to lose 100 pounds to be healthy and happy im 20 and need to know what surgery is reccomended and does insurance help diets excersize pills yadda yadda yadda
If : If diets an exercise have failed to keep off weight then surgery is an option to consider. The usual insurance criteria are a bmi or body mass index greater than 40 or greater than 35 with an obesity related medical problem such as diabetes, hypertension or sleep apnea. There are several operations performed including adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass or bilio-pancreatic diversion with duodenal switch. Most insurance in new york covers these operations in appropriate patients. Understanding the options and choosing the right operation should be done with a qualified surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are several: Insurance policies are contracts between the subscriber (person covered) and the insurance company, or between the group covered and the insurance company. Insurance companies differ in not only what procedures may be covered in oral and maxillofacial surgery, but how much is covered as well. It would be in your best interest to compare a number of companies to find one that meets your needs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You would get care: Despite any statements used to justify passage and political selling of obamacare, if you need emergency surgery you will get it in this country. Of course, not having health insurance means you will get a larger bill, just like any other service in the country. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What insurance companies cover oral and maxillofacial surgery if I have no insurance and history of grinding?
I have hoffa syndrome what can I do to help get healthy I dint have insurance an can't afford surgery right now?
I just found out I need Foraminotomy surgery, I do not have health insurance though so I am curious of what the cost would be? any kind of estimate
I'm a foreign traveler in the us. My us health insurance covers only $5000 for surgeries. Isn't that too little? Wouldn't emergency surgery cost more?
TMJ surgery: Your otolaryngologist or oral maxillofacial surgeon will be your best avenue to submit any documentation requested by your insurance company and appeal any denial. Ultimately if your insurance company decides not to pay, you will need to discuss options with you surgeons. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Work with surgeon: Your insurance company may require your TMJ surgeon to get preauthorization for surgery and provide documents regarding your condition. Authorization does not mean 100% of all the costs associated with your surgery will be paid. Check your plan, call your insurance company. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Alot: Minimum $15-20k. Look into a patient assistance fund at your hospital. ...Read more
Many thousand $s: Vertually never covered by insurance. Needs to be combined with hormonal therapy under medical guidance. Number of men travel to thailand or morocco where surgery is much cheaper. However these places need to be well researched. You certainly can call such enters in the usa and ask them how much they charge plus cost of operating room, recovery & anesthesia. It is very expensive. Good luck. ...Read more
What can I take along with Prontix to keep from having a gallbladder attack while im waiting for surgery to be approved by insurance?
Low fat diet: There is no medicine to prevent gall bladder attacks. Avoid large meals and fatty food. ...Read more
What is a general estimate of the cost and recovery time of a loose body removal surgery with and without insurance for a 20 yr old male.
Talk to the surgeon: So many variables go into cost of operations that it is near impossible to give a general estimate. Costs vary depending on where you live, whether this is performed in an outpatient surgery center vs. Hospital, who the surgeon is, what the anesthesia costs are, which insurance company is used , whether you have deductible. Out of pocket expense usually much less with insurance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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