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Medical Wig due to Medical Hair Loss Insurance Coverage

MANY INSURANCE COMPANIES HAVE PROVISIONS FOR COVERING MEDICALLY NECESSARY WIGS. HERE IS HOW TO NAVIGATE THE PROCESS AND GET YOUR MEDICAL WIG PAID FOR.   Research states that approximately 30 percent or more of insurance companies will cover cranial prosthetics (a medical term for WIG).  In order to get your medically necessary wig to be covered by our insurance company follow these steps listed.  What do I need to get a wig? An insurance benefit for a cranial prosthesis:Many insurance companies that cover prostheses of any kind will also cover a medically necessary wig, or cranial prosthesis, for those who experience total hair loss due to medical reasons, especially oncology. So your first point of action is to call up...

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How to Get Your Health Insurance to Pay for a Wig During Chemo

How to Get Your Health Insurance to Pay for a Wig During Chemo Steps to ensure your wig is covered and what to do if it isn't If you are hoping that your medical insurance will cover your wig during cancer treatment, there are a few things you should know. While most private health insurance companies provide this coverage, it's important that the prescription be written out appropriately (not for a wig) and the way in which it is reimbursed can vary.Most chemotherapy drugs can cause hair loss or thinning, but some chemotherapy drugs are more likely to cause hair loss than others. Even when your know it will happen, it can still be shocking to see your hair begin...

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Medical Wig and Insurance. Everything you need to know and more!

INSURANCE OFTEN HELPS Check Your Policy Many health insurance plans cover part of the ‎cost of medical wigs.‎ How much depends on the individual policy. This is the information that is most important to have prepared in advance: Patient: Name, Address, Phone, DOB (Birth date) Doctor: Name and a prescription for a “Medical Wig”. Copies (front and back) of your Insurance Card Insurance companies consider a wig as a ‎prosthetic device (the same as an artificial limb).‎ Every Insurance Plan (even Government Insurance) may vary from state to state and between contracts with employers. Find out about your specific policy. Ask your insurance provider for the dollar amount* your policy pays towards a Medical Wig. *NOTE: If your insurance provider says they will...

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