Will Insurance Cover My Breast Reduction?

Serving New York City, Manhattan

Patients sometimes asked if their insurance will cover their breast reduction. I will say that in general getting breast reduction approval has become more and more difficult with the new regime of insurance companies and the changes in the healthcare plans around the country. It is best for the patient to follow through to check with the insurance company to find out what the criteria are for approving breast reduction. This may include certain weight requirement for breast reductions also some body mass index size and also if you’re severely overweight they probably will cover to your loss weight and also they may require some notes from other doctors for 3 months, 6 months even a year requesting a documentation for treatment of say back pain or neck pain or symptoms of having large breasts that have not been improved with those concern conservative approaches.


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