If someone had jaw implants and got a serious infection that can't be treated would insurance pay for the removal.
Would Insurance Pay For The Removal Of An Infected Jaw Implant?
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Health insurance and cosmetic surgery
Pablo Prichard, MD
Insurance coverage of procedures
Almost all health insurance policies in the US have a clause precluding coverage of cosmetic surgery and complications arising from cosmetic surgery, like removing infected facial or breast implants placed for cosmetic reasons.
My response to your question/post does not represent formal medical advice or constitute a doctor patient relationship. You need to consult with i.e. personally see a board certified plastic surgeon in order to receive a formal evaluation and develop a doctor patient relationship.
In general insurance companies may refuse to pay for any problem that results from a cosmetic surgery. Good luck!
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