Lipoma Removal Cost and Will Anthem Cover the Expense?

I have numerous lipomas on my front thighs. I would like to have them removed. Would my Anthem insurance cover the procedures?

Doctor Answers 2

Lipoma removal cost

Fees vary depending on the expertise of the surgeon.  The fee may also vary depending on the location and size of the lipoma. 

To remove these growths is a medically necessary procedure and should be reimbursed by your health insurance company.

Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Insurance covers lipoma

Yes anthem should cover. Check your deductible though. If done in office no preauthorization is needed. If done in operating room u might need pre auth.

Timothy Mountcastle, MD
Ashburn Plastic Surgeon
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