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Insurance paying out for rhinoplasty, do I have to have this done or could I keep the money and live with the broken nose?

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Insurance paying out for rhinoplasty, do I have to have this done or could I keep the money and live with the broken nose?

The insurance will pay the provider or surgeon after the surgery is provided.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Insurance paying out for rhinoplasty, do I have to have this done or could I keep the money and live with the broken nose?

Your insurance company, if they've approved a rhinoplasty, will cover the surgery to repair the issues that are causing your breathing problems. If the surgery is not performed, they will not provide a payment to anyone. If your injury has caused serious problems for you, you are likely better off moving forward with the procedure but that's your call. I hope this information is helpful.

Stephen Weber MD, FACS

Stephen Weber, MD, FACS
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