Will I qualify?
During your consultation, your surgeon should take a medical history and ask for details of any previous breast surgery you may have had. He should examine you and show you what your after surgery effect may be, by defining the area of breast to be removed and the new position of the nipple.
is made more on the height weight and amount of breast tissue the plastic
surgeon says he is going to remove, each insurance plan has its own rules.
Thank you for your question and picture. unless your plan requires seeing a primary care MD first, go ahead and seek a consultation from a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who will need to obtain authorization for your reduction. One he or she examine you, the PS will be able to give you a better idea if you will likely qualify for a breast reduction covered by your insurance.
Insurance Approval for Breast Reduction
Any information that you will be able to supply in the form of letters, office notes, etc will be helpful. Ultimately, you must meet your insurance policies' requirements for breast reduction. Best wishes.
You need to contact your insurance company first to see what their criteria are for approving a reduction procedure. Then go for a consultation with a plastic surgeon.
Breast reduction, some advices:
Thanks for the question.
My recommendation for you is to send your photos to give you the advice you want and need.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol.-
Insurance Covering Breast Reduction
You would have to ask your primary care doctor if they would write a letter for you. At Atlanta APC Plastic Surgery, we request our patient's get a letter from either their primary care doctor or their OB/GYN so we can send it to their insurance company.