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Does cardiology office do LDL receptor gene mutation screening? If not, where can it be done? Does insurance cover cost? What's the cost if self pay?

Does cardiology office do LDL receptor gene mutation screening? If not, where can it be done? Does insurance cover cost? What's the cost if self pay?

Possibly: Certainly, a cardiologist's office can help facilitate testing. Coverage for testing is variable and you would need to consult your insurer. ...Read more

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Insurance (Definition)

Health insurance is a type of coverage that pays for medical expenses. Health insurance can be provided by an employer, the state or federal government, or ...Read more


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Can my insurance cover the cost of questions?

Can my insurance cover the cost of questions?

No: True insurance is to help cover the costs of things that are unexpected or expensive. Healthtap is free to the entire world. It has premium services that very low in cost, so nobody on healthtap needs to think about insurance coverage for healthtap questions. Everyone in america must have health insurance, but that is for doctor visits, lab tests, x-rays, drugs, hospitals, E.R.'s, etc... ...Read more

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Will insurance cover the cost of a tubal reversal if it's an emergency?

Will insurance cover the cost of a tubal reversal if it's an emergency?

Question?: When is a tubal reversal an emergency? I am unclear, good wishes. ...Read more

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Does my health insurance cover the cost of HealthTap Prime?

Does my health insurance cover the cost of HealthTap Prime?

Usually not: Insurance is not involved in HealthTap PRIME, although commercial insurance policies may improve to cover simple online consultations in the future, as more and more doctors use new technology to care for patients. It's possible that a person's Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account will reimburse for online consultations costs, but each person would have to check with her own plan. ...Read more

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Does insurance cover the cost of the shingles vaccine?

Does insurance cover the cost of the shingles vaccine?

It should : Check with your insurer. Coverage varies depending on a number of factors including your age. ...Read more

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Does insurance usually cover prosthetics? Does insurance usually cover the cost of prosthetics, or will I have to pay for it out-of-pocket? .

Does insurance usually cover prosthetics? Does insurance usually cover the cost of prosthetics, or will I have to pay for it out-of-pocket?
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Yes, but: Even when insurance covers the cost of a prosthesis there is often a cost to the person receiving the device. Most commonly the person receiving the device is responsible for about 20% of the cost but again this varies depending on the insurance. ...Read more

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Medical insurance : how to cover cost of ER visits but don't have medical insurance?

Medical insurance : how to cover cost of ER visits but don't have medical insurance?

Must have insurance: E.R. Care and hospital care is so expensive in the U.S. That only the wealthy can afford it without insurance. Many people go bankrupt or nearly bankrupt if they have a significant illness with a prolonged (>2 weeks) hospital stay, because the hundreds of thousands of dollars is paid by themselves. When the money runs out, patients can get medicaid-type (medical in california) health "insurance". ...Read more

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I need a few teeth pulled but I don't have insurance to cover the cost. Is there a safe way to pull them out at home?

I need a few teeth pulled but I don't have insurance to cover the cost. Is there a safe way to pull them out at home?

No: There are clinics providing care on a sliding scale in each community. The local dental association should have a list of such clinics. Dental Schools also provide care at a lower cost to the community. ...Read more

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Does insurance ever cover chin augmentation? My chin and lower jaw are so recessed, it causes chewing and dental problems. Is it possible that insurance would cover the cost of chin augmentation? .

Does insurance ever cover chin augmentation? My chin and lower jaw are so recessed, it causes chewing and dental problems. Is it possible that insurance would cover the cost of chin augmentation?
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Jaw surgery: Possibly. You need to be seen by an oral surgeon and orthodontist to start the orthodontic treatment. Then documents will be sent to your insurance company to get preauthorization. Chin surgery should not be done in a receding jaw. ...Read more

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I do not have insurance that covers the cost for a sleep study, for my insomnia. What are other options I can consider that might help?

I do not have insurance that covers the cost for a sleep study, for my insomnia. What are other options I can consider that might help?

Insomnia: At age 44, insomnia can be due to anxiety, depression, alcohol use, side effect of medications, or medical condition.
Stresses of relationships, marriage, unresolved conflicts, children leaving home, change in physical health can cause anxiety, depression and insomnia.
Please see a psychiatrist for diagnosis and treatment of insomnia.
Breathing relaxation, visual imagery, and meditation are useful. ...Read more

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How much does vitro fertalizatiin cost and will insurance cover some cost?

How much does vitro fertalizatiin cost and will insurance cover some cost?

Expensive: In the United States, a cycle of ivf typically costs between 10 and 15 thousand dollars. Unless your health insurance policy has infertility coverage, it is not likely that ivf coverage is provided. Often times, insurance policies will cover infertility but not ivf. ...Read more

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Are there clinical studies supporting neuromuscular dentistry for TMJ? Insurance will not cover the cost which can be several grand.

Are there clinical studies supporting neuromuscular dentistry for TMJ?  Insurance will not cover the cost which can be several grand.

Tons of Research: There are too many scientific articles & case studies about neuromuscular dentistry to count. It works. However, as with ANY treatment philosophy & approach, it has to be done correctly, by the right dentist, on the right patient. If that's not correct, then the results won't be there either. As always, the correct diagnosis and treatment must go hand in hand. But, other approaches can work, too. ...Read more

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How do I get my new glasses covered by insurance?

How do I get my new glasses covered by insurance?

Vision insurance.: Most vision insurance is separate from health insurance policies. This covers glasses, eye exams, etc. You will need to call your vision carrier — they have their own certain ways for you to get reimbursed for your glasses purchase. And usually the only cover part of the glasses' full cost. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 54 have hypospadias us it worth getting fixed and does insurance cover it?

I am 54 have hypospadias us it worth getting fixed and does insurance cover it?

You decide...: First, I would like to applaud your coping ability over those 54 years in holding and directing urine flow; sure, you become master to live through reality. Now, is it necessary to fix it? At 54, it is more optional than essential. To finalize decision, you have to balance between medical necessity & professional possibility. So, seek doc or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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I've been prescibed latuda and I can't afford it my insurance doesn't cover it. will lithium work as good as latuda?

I've been prescibed latuda and I can't afford it my insurance doesn't cover it. will lithium work as good as latuda?

Don't know what: You are being treated for. Latuda is FDA approved for the treatment of Bipolar I Depression and Schizoprhenia. Lithium is approved for use of manic episodes of Bipolar Disorder. Effect is likely to be different depending on what is it being used for. ...Read more

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Just wondering my insurance does not cover ED medications are there any ways to get discounts or anything I'm on medicaid??

Just wondering my insurance does not cover ED medications are there any ways to get discounts or anything I'm on medicaid??

Multiple sources: Depending on where you live most Targets, Meijer, Walmart, Wallgreen, CVS, Kroger, and some local pharmacist have low rates for some medications if uninsured/not covered. Some medications have coupons/discounts you can print from web sites. ...Read more

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I seem to have symptoms of addison's disease, and my husband wants me tested. How painful is it, and is it covered by his tricare prime insurance?

I seem to have symptoms of addison's disease, and my husband wants me tested. How painful is it, and is it covered by his tricare prime insurance?

Blood test: Talk to your primary care about this and see if he/she agrees that you should be tested for addison's disease. The workup for this involved blood testing and possible a test called acth stim test. The pain involved in all of this is just pain from the needle poke for blood tests. Insurance coverage varies but again similar to other blood tests. ...Read more

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I have never had male physical exam, should I get one at my age of 20 or not worry about it? And does insurance cover it if I get one just to do it?

I have never had male physical exam, should I get one at my age of 20 or not worry about it?  And does insurance cover it if I get one just to do it?

Physical? good idea: A physical is a good idea at any age. At 20, it will be directed by your family history (diseases at earlier ages than normal), and behaviors that may affect your health (smoking and sexual behavior.) Blood work, and other tests will be determined by these factors. In regard to coverage, more and more companies are seeing the value of these exams, but it would be wise to check with them. ...Read more

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Does insurance ever cover labiaplasty? I'm really interested in a labiaplasty, but I can't afford it. Are there any circumstances where the procedure is covered by insurance? .

Does insurance ever cover labiaplasty? I'm really interested in a labiaplasty, but I can't afford it. Are there any circumstances where the procedure is covered by insurance?
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Most likely no: Each individual and insurance policy is different. It often does not hurt to ask, but in our experience is very unlikely that insurance would cover the operation. ...Read more

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What medical insurance covered the guam and philippines?

What medical insurance covered the guam and philippines?

Insurance: The best way to find the insurance that works for you it to do a web search.
-residents of guam are not required to buy insurance under the health care law.
-for good questions about coverage, look at http://www.Healthcare. Gov/. ...Read more

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Will insurance cover an IUD?

Depends...: All insurance policies are not created the same and they all have different levels of coverage for different services... you should be able to tell if they cover an IUD by checking into your specific policy (or asking the physicians office — they should be able to get approval prior to the service so you know what your out-of-pocket expense would be) ...Read more

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Does insurance cover echocardiograms?

Does insurance cover echocardiograms?

Maybe: You need to contact your insurance company and see if your benefits cover the exam. Most will, but how much they will pay for and what you will need to pay varies. ...Read more

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I know my insurance doesn't cover cosmetic denistry, how much will it cost?

I know my insurance doesn't cover cosmetic denistry, how much will it cost?

It varies: Depending upon how many teeth you want to treat, or how involved your case is, the cost can vary widely. It also depends on where you live. For example, a veneer for a single tooth can vary from $1500-$3, 000 and that depends on where your dentist practices, as well as how much experience they have already. You'll pay more for more experience. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can try to help me ovulate since my insurance doesn't cover fertility medication?

Is there anything I can try to help me ovulate since my insurance doesn't cover fertility medication?

Biofeedback: Try these alternative methods like good Relaxation, meditation and going to very quiet and calm place have a nice relationship with friends and your family and exercise u should grt it in 3 to 6 months above all be self-confident ...Read more

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