Do you accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield Anthem insurance for a post breast cancer patient?
Marcia C. asked on Aug 22, 2013
Yes, Southwest Plastic Surgery accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield Anthem insurance. Thanks!
Josh T. from Groupon replied on Aug 22, 2013
Thank you for contacting us. It depends on your insurance policy and if you are needing reconstruction from single or double mastectomy or similar procedure. Insurance may cover their costs for breast cancer patients needing reconstruction, but not always. Again, it depends on your policy. We would have to schedule you for an appointment with the doctor, then file a claim and then wait for the insurance to either approve or reject the claim. We suggest that you call our office and we can help determine if it would be covered. For other patients that do not have breast cancer or other medical issues, insurance will not cover cosmetic procedures such as breast implants. Thank you!
Joni B. from Merchant replied on Aug 23, 2013