Would Bluecross and Blueshield of Georgia PPO cover corrective surgery? (photos)

Such as breast augmentation surgery for hypoplastic tubular breast?

Doctor Answers 3

Would BC/BS of GA cover corrective surgery?

Thank you for sharing your question and photographs.  Unfortunately insurance companies consider correction of tubular breasts to not be "medically necessary" and will not cover the costs of surgery.  


Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Breast augmentatoin

Unfortunately insurance does not cover this type of surgery which they look upon as cosmetic. best of luck.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Does Insurance cover breast augmentation

Hi Soccergirl,

Thanks for your question and photos. I have personally never seen a breast augmentation get covered other than for breast reconstruction for cancer. You have tuberous breast with grade III ptosis. An implant will likely not be enough to correct your issues. You will at least need a periareolar lift. I would call your insurance company and discuss it with them over the phone. Good Luck!

All the best,
Carlos Mata MD, MBA, FACS
@breastlift @breastaugmentation @docmata #drcarlosmata
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

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