Will health insurance cover plastic surgery?

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Asked at 2012-05-04 18:11:16
I went to a doctor's appointment yesterday about plastic surgery for excess skin after weight loss to be eliminated. I asked about the payment and said the doctors office to write a letter to Blue Cross Blue Shield and can afford, they photographed me to send photos to them. I do not think this will work, but you can ?
Answer1bullAnswered at 2012-05-23 22:14:58
Very doubtful. If you want it done for cosmetic purposes , then it is cosmetic and not covered. There should be a medical reason to cover it.

You can still get it done , just pay for it.
Answer2EvangelineAnswered at 2012-06-03 12:11:37
I was watching a talk show yesterday that showed a woman in this situation .... tried many different times to get insurance to pay, but refused each time because there is a " health risk . "
Answer3KeeleyAnswered at 2012-06-05 10:18:57
Perhaps, if the doctor can convince them that it is medically necessary.

Usually you have to have an infection in a fold of skin first, before it is medically necessary.
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