Will medicaid cover Thermage for cellulite?

Will medicaid cover thermage for cellulite??.......I have it on my but in 3 spots and at the top of my legs, does medicaid cover this?

Doctor Answers 2

Insurance and Cellulite

Cellulite is a cosmetic problem and is not covered by any medical insurance. Thermage will help treat cellulite but health insurance will not cover cosmetic procedures like Thermage.


New York Dermatologist
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No

Cellulite is just a normal way that fat is stored and is very common in women. Medicaid will not cover this.

Joshua L. Fox, MD
Long Island Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 19 reviews

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