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Is pain management covered by health insurance?

Is pain management covered by health insurance?

Horse's mouth: Always best to get it straight from the horse's mouth. Call your health insurance and check out your coverage. ...Read more

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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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


Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Is dental work covered by Medicare and Medicaid?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Is dental work covered by Medicare and Medicaid?

Medicaid, yes: Medicaid has dental coverage for the adults with low incomes. Medicare is not a source of dental insurance or coverage. For more information, call your social worker. ...Read more

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Dr. John Kirk Dr. Kirk
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Is the treatment for fibroids covered by insurance?

Dr. John Kirk Dr. Kirk
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Is the treatment for fibroids covered by insurance?

Almost always: Symptomatic fibroids are one of the most common reasons for tor myomectomy (removing the fibroids from the uterus). Generally, these are covered if symptomatic and other simpler treatment options have been tried but failed; for example, birth control pills, an iud or birth control shot. ...Read more

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Is critical care cost covered by medicare?

Is critical care cost covered by medicare?

Yes: Generally there is coverage for critical care if you have medicare. Payment is linked to diagnoses and is fixed, so it doesn't cover all charges. However, patient's are only responsible for their deductibles. ...Read more

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Help from podiatrists needed. Is it covered by insurance please?

Help from podiatrists needed. Is it covered by insurance please?

Yes...: Generally podiatry is covered by insurance. Different insurance companies cover different services so you should ask your doctor if the particular service is covered. ...Read more

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Can a holistic practitioner be covered on your health insurance?

Can a holistic practitioner be covered on your  health insurance?

Yes: Check your policy. If they are an md or a do they should be covered by your policy according to what insurance you purchased. A dc or acupuncturist might also be covered. ...Read more

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If tooth removal and replacement is necessary is it covered by dental health insurance plan?

If tooth removal and replacement is necessary is it covered by dental health insurance plan?

Depends on plan. : Much like an automobile coverage that has limitations such as rental car coverage, your dental insurance may or may not cover any treatment. In reality it all starts when the policy is purchased. ...Read more

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Should palliative care always be covered by insurance?

Should palliative care always be covered by insurance?

A trick question!: If you're asking me to make a judgement, then yes, insurance companies should cover palliative care. Not only is it the right thing to do ethically, but it has been shown to decrease the overall cost of care for a terminal patient. If you're asking if your insurance company will pay for palliative care, the answer is "not necessarily". You need to check with them. ...Read more

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Is palliative care usually covered by insurance for cystic fibrosis patients?

Is palliative care usually covered by insurance for cystic fibrosis patients?

Should be covered: Palliative care should be covered by insurance, regardless of the underlying diseases a person has. One can call her insurance company to check. Palliative care can be really helpful when a patients diseases can no longer be improved by medical treatments. ...Read more

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Are erectile dysfunction pills generally covered by people's health care insurance?

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Are erectile dysfunction pills generally covered by people's health care insurance?

No: Treatment of erectile dysfunction is typically not covered by healthcare insurance as it's considered a lifestyle medication. Those few plans that do cover these PDE-5 inhibitors typically don't pay for more than 4 pills/month so you know what that means! Unfortunately, these pills aren't cheap. Plus they're prescription only so avoid pharmacies that offer to sell w/o prescription. ...Read more

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How is a medical exam used by the insurance company?

How is a medical exam used by the insurance company?

Insurers are in the: Business of collecting premiums and paying as few claims as possible. Some ask a few questions, deferring an exam, many want not only historical data, an exam, but urine and blood work. If they do not see what they like, you wll not be offered a policy. It is easy to shop. Even if you are not truthful, for life insurance the policy is vaid if you live one or 2 years. ...Read more

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Can a sex change be covered by health insurance if gender identity disorder is proven?

Can a sex change be covered by health insurance if gender identity disorder is proven?

Depends on benefits: This will depend in the unique benefits of each plan. I would contact your plan administrator to ascertain your level of benefit coverage. ...Read more

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Is TMJ a cosmetic procedure and is it covered under insurance?

Is TMJ a cosmetic procedure and is it covered under insurance?

TMJ: Most people make this mistake. The TMJ is the temporomandibular joint (tmj). Probably what you meant is tmd which stands for temporomandibular dysfunction. Tmd is not considered cosmetic but it's difficult to get any insurance to cover the problem because it's too subjective. I recommend pre authorizing any claims with insurance before committing to any treatment so you know what you must pay. ...Read more

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What is the cost of medical oncology palliative radiation and is it covered by medicare ?

What is the cost of medical oncology palliative radiation and is it covered by medicare ?

About $3000: Medical oncology is for chemo; not radiation. 2 week course of palliative radiation is about $3000 and is almost always covered by insurance. ...Read more

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Does alcohol treatment usually get covered by insurance?

Does alcohol treatment usually get covered by  insurance?

Depends: Some do and some don't. It all depends on your mental health benefits and whether you havd any. Your best bet is to call the 800 number on the back of the ins card or speak with hr at work. Dont let insurance be tge reason not to get help if you need it. ...Read more

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Does managed care insurance cover health screenings and preventive care for expats?

Does managed care insurance cover health screenings and preventive care for expats?

Depends: Coverage of these services and the extent to which these services are covered are all dependent on the type of plan. Many plans do cover for those type of services. ...Read more

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Is Kaiser Permanente better than other health insurances for someone who has a health problem but is pushed around by doctors without getting help?

Is Kaiser Permanente better than other health insurances for someone who has a health problem but is pushed around by doctors without getting help?

Varies: Hi. I know some wonderful Kaiser docs and some lazier than poo Kaiser docs. Like in any systemized healthcare program, it's partly the luck of the draw with which doc you get assigned to. In other words, no blanket statement about plusses or minuses of Kaiser or any other system. I hope you get a good doc, but we have no evidence you even have a problem. Good luck! ...Read more

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Analgesia (Definition)

Analgesia is the decrease or absence of pain sensibility without a loss of consciousness. Experiencing pain relief may happen without a person ...Read more


Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
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Pain Management (Definition)

Pain management is the control of pain through medication, ...Read more