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  • Here are nine ways to pay for your back surgery if your health insurance company denies coverage and won't pay for it.

  • Doctors in Denial
    January 22, 2020 | Articles

    The ACA guarantees timely insurance appeals and external reviews. What happens when your doctor recommends back surgery but your insurance provider won't pay?

  • When Aetna became the first health care insurance provider to offer its network positive coverage for Johnson & Johnson’s Charité artificial...

  • Can Medicare Cover My Back Brace?
    February 26, 2019 | Articles

    For patients covered by Medicare, back braces could be covered by insurance. If your health care professional prescribed your back brace to be medically necessary, and you’re enrolled in Medicare Part B, your back brace should be covered by Medicare.

  • Can you sue your health insurance company if they refuse to cover lumbar total disc replacement despite your doctor's recommendation?

  • Your health insurance policy covers treatment of illnesses, injuries and health conditions. When it comes to surgery, your health insurance provider may or may not cover artificial disc replacement surgery or may place certain restrictions and requirements on the procedure that need to be met before they approve.

  • When your doctor determines that artificial disc replacement surgery is the next course of action in your treatment plan, the next hurdle is your insurance. What happens when your health insurance carrier won't pay for your artificial disc replacement surgery? You and your doctor may have to file an appeal.

  • While many health insurance carriers still deny coverage for artificial disc replacement surgery, the inclusion list is growing, which is encouraging and is tipping in favor of more carriers covering than not.

  • The Social Security Administration (SSA) receives more disability applications for back problems than any other physical illness or injury. However, Disability offices do not hand out these allowances eagerly for such back pain conditions and the process can also be long, extremely discouraging and sometimes crippling. Here's what you need to know.

  • Across the state of Florida, operating owners of multiple rehabs are being investigated for possible fraudulent allegations. It's not just a headline though — this is real life for some — for most, these days. "It looked fine. They were saying all the right things to me. I could not help my child so I trusted them to help," Holley recalled...

  
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