Scarless Breast Liposuction - Insurance Coverage

Having Scarless Liposuction of Breast Which Insurance Will Cover but I'm Also Having Liposuction of Upper & Lower Abs. Should I be charged twice for the facility & anesthesiologist?

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Insurance coverage of liposuction breast reduction

I would want to be certain that the breast reduction is covered by your insurance. Almost all insurance companies clearly state that breast reduction using liposuction is not covered. If it is indeed covered, the additional liposuction procedures will not. At the hospital that I use, the OR and anesthesia fees for the additional procedures would be charged to you and are often paid prior to the procedure. 

Raleigh-Durham Plastic Surgeon
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Liposuction and covered procedures

If you are having liposuction of the breasts and that is somehow covered by your medicl insurance, at least in the hospital I use, they will charge you for the procedure that is not covered, whcih is only fair.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Breast liposuction and insurance

Are you absolutely sure that your insurance will cover any part of breast liposuction???  I strongly advise you to check on it because I would doubt that!


The insurance reimbursement will cover for the insurance part only, whereas, the cosmetic portion is covered by you.  This can get tricky, but normally, this is how I do it.

Shahin Javaheri, MD
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
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