I've had vitiligo for a few years now and it's getting worse. I want to try some treatments to see if I can get rid of it or at least stop it from continuing to get worse, but I'm afraid I won't be able to afford it because from what I understand vitiligo requires long-term treatment. Does insurance normally cover treatment for vitiligo?
Does Insurance Normally Cover Vitiligo Treatment?
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Insurance will generally cover the medical treatment of vitiligo including topical treatments. However, coverage of laser or IPL treatment of vitiligo is problematic. This would depend on the individual company. I have found that about half of companies will cover such treatment.
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