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Is Pain Management Covered By Health 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Varies: It's different for each plan.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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