Does Insurance Cover Botox if I Need It for the Purpose of Relieving Migraines?
Botox Migraine Insurance
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Insurance will cover Botox for migraines
In my practice, several patients have their Botox covered by their insurance. Botox has been clinically proven to be effective in relieving and preventing migraines. Not every insurance company may agree but many do recognize the benefit and provide relief for the patients. Some patients have to help my staff to get the insurance company on board but together we have been successful. Contact your insurance company and your facial plastic surgeon fo details. Also discuss or obtain a detailed history of your migraine work-up and history from your neurologist or primary medical doctor. Good luck!
Provider of Botox for Migraines in Los Angeles
Insurance carriers vary, but a call to your insurance company can help identify whether they will pay for the Botox. Raffy Karamanoukian Los Angeles
Web reference: http://karemd.com
BOTOX can be used to relieve migraines and some insurance companies will cover it.
BOTOX can be used to relieve migraines and some insurance companies will cover it. Check with your provider.
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Web reference: http://www.potomacplasticsurgery.com/med-spa/botox.cfm
Insurance cover Botox for relieving migraines?
Is it possible to have insurance reimbursement for migraine treatment for Botox? Only if done by a neurologist, depends upon the type of insurance plan also. I would guess a 40 % chance in general terms . Vs a 90 % decline if done by a derm or plastic, the insurance company would think you are having it done for cosmetic reasons.
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Botox and migraines
It seems that Botox can help some patients with migraines, expecially for those that start in the foehead region. As for insurance coverage I am unaware.
Botox for migraines
many insurances will not cover this.You might be able to get a precertification if you have your doctor write a request prior to treatment.
Botox and Migraines
Currently I am unaware of any insurance company reimbursing for the treatment of Migraines with Botox. I would suggest discussing with a neurologist. Some insurance companies, not all, reimburse for treatment of hyperhidrosis with Botox. To learn more visit the website below.
Botulinum Toxin (Botox, Dysport, Purtox) and migraines
In my experience, since this is not an FDA approved indication, it is unlikely that an insurance company will reimburse coverage of Botox for the management of migraines.
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