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How much would eye exam cost without insurance coverage?

How much would eye exam cost without insurance coverage?

Varies: While there are rules of thumb for the basic cost, you can generally negotiate with your ophthalmologist about how much you would have to pay. Cash helps get the cost lower; the results of the examination generally are too important not to ignore a problem if that is the reason for the examination. ...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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I'm currently on medicare. Will obamacare help pay for prescriptions?

I'm currently on medicare. Will obamacare help pay for prescriptions?

Yes. To some extent: Chances are that if you have medicare part d, you already have limited drug benefit. This should continue. ...Read more

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Without insurance how much money does bariatric surgery cost in the u.S.?

Without insurance how much money does bariatric surgery cost in the u.S.?

Cost of Surgery: The out of pocket cost of bariatric surgery in the us for an individual varies tremendously. The factors that affect cost include the type of operation (band, bypass, sleeve), where the operation is done (hospital vs surgery center), and who does the operation. Bottom line, $13k to $30k as a ballpark figure. Shopping for the cheapest is a bad idea. Look for the best surgeon. ...Read more

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Is laser resurfacing covered with medical insurance or is it cash pay?

Is laser resurfacing covered with medical insurance or is it cash pay?

Cash : With rare exceptions, laser resurfacing is considered a cosmetic procedure, not covered by any insurance. However, if you have a health savings account (hsa), you might be able to use that money to pay for it. Laser resurfacing is a medical procedure. ...Read more

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Will insurance pay for any skin rejuvenation?

Will insurance pay for any skin rejuvenation?

Why should they: Honestly, would you want your insurance premiums to pay for someone else's facelift? Can you imagine how much our premiums would cost if insurance companies paid for cosmetic treatments? As it is, it's hard enough to get them to pay for necessary treatments. ...Read more

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Will insurance companies cap coverage?

Will insurance companies cap coverage?

If they can: Insurance companies are not your (or my) friend. They will do everything to delay or prevent payment. Most have internal "caps" on various treatments and lifetime caps on total payout. If yours denies coverage for this reason, first read your policy, consult your advisor (which could be someone in the hr department of your company) and finally argue with the insurance company. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does any state require insurance companies to pay for fertility treatments?

Does any state require insurance companies to pay for fertility treatments?

Yes: It is mandated in 11 states nationally including mass, new jersey, rhode island, illinois to name a few. Most don't require it and is only based on your company's insurance plan. ...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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Lupron (leuprolide) depot not covered by ins.. Pharmacy will not accept medication discount from drug company. Any lower cost alternatives for tx of endometriosis?

Lupron (leuprolide) depot not covered by ins.. Pharmacy will not accept medication discount from drug company. Any lower cost alternatives for tx of endometriosis?

Endo: First off, i wouldn't give up so easily. Call the pharmaceutical company and ask for help obtaining your prescription from a different pharmacy. But if that fails, there are other less effective options: Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) continuous low dose birth control pills, and danocrine. And, i've seen people get pain relief from acupuncture! also an herbal supplement called "pine bark extract" may help. ...Read more

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How much do allergy shots cost without insurance?

How much do allergy shots cost without insurance?

Check this link: https://www.angieslist.com/articles/how-much-do-allergy-shots-cost.htm Good luck

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How much does medicare save on insurance premiums?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com. ...Read more

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Will obamacare raise the costs of health insurance?

Will obamacare raise the costs of health insurance?

It already has: The more bureaucracy you place between the consumer and the person or place delivering health care, the more expensive it will be. You are adding people that take time doing what they do, and get paid for doing it.They are paid for their efforts, which add nothing to your health care.Costs will go up like your postage rates. The government is that wasteful. ...Read more

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How can I get dental work done without medicare supplement insurance?

How can I get dental work done without medicare supplement insurance?

Not sure about it: Dental insurance is available for purchase. If you cannot afford it, discounted work may be available at a nearby dental school. Also, some dentists will provide discounted services if you work through an agency such as donated dental services and have a demonstrable need. But many dentists will allow multiple payments/financing for complex work. Just ask. ...Read more

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Looking for dental insurance but the coverage seems very little. Any good companies or plans?

No, Not Really: Dental "insurance" is nothing like medical insurance, car insurance, or home insurance. In fact, it's nearly the opposite: the more you need, the less they cover. There are many restrictions. Their maximum yearly benefits haven't increased much in the last 40 years. Trying to get it on your own is even more limiting generally. Even with the best plan, you can have significant out of pocket costs. ...Read more

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Surrogacy medical fees and legal fees are how much?

Surrogacy medical fees and legal fees are how much?

Broad range: Surrogacy is expensive and ranges from $40k - $100k or more. Price shopping is worthwhile but hard to pinpoint because surrogates all have custom made contracts with intended parents. I believe the key to success is the legal contract, so make sure of attny who helps. Get everything spelled out and make sure it is complete. Laws vary between states - use state where baby will be born. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My insurance plan covers 70% of the cost for certain medications. What are cheap alternatives to tazorac (tazarotene) that would cost less than $100 with insurance?

My insurance plan covers 70% of the cost for certain medications. What are cheap alternatives to tazorac (tazarotene) that would cost less than $100 with insurance?

Ask your MD: Your physician should be able to look at the formulary for your insurance and pick a less expensive alternative. You could also discuss this with your pharmacist & insurance company. ...Read more

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Will insurance cover a vasectomy reversal?

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Will insurance cover a vasectomy reversal?

May be & mat not...: Of course, that depends on the specific policy of a health insurance; so, check yours out. Usually, health insurance would not cover vasectomy reversal; that is why I told my patients to consider vasectomy as a permanent procedures with a high cost to reverse with a price tag up to 10-20 thousands US dollars depending where and who the procedure is done. ...Read more

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What insurance companies will cover weight loss surgery?

Most: Every policy is different. Some policies cover and some exclude it. Check with a local benefits person at your job. ...Read more

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