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Hernia repair with tummy tuck
A general surgeon usually fixes and Epigastric hernia and is covered by insurance. The mesh may strengthen the whole upper abdomen. Insurance will cover if symptomatic A plastic surge on can fix an Epigastric hernia at the same time as a tummy tucks and muscle repair but the tummy tucks will not be covered by insurance and the hernia repair does not decrease the cost of the tummy tucks. In fact it may increase the cost because instead of at a cheaper office based facility they may require a network hospital and higher costs.Get a good consultation to find out the options
Hernia of the upper abdomen
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