If you have chosen to have your septum fixed, you’re probably wondering how much it will cost.
The Good News: Insurance Covers Functional Issues!
The good news is that in almost all cases this portion of the procedure can be covered by insurance.
This is true if you are having it fixed for functional issues related to breathing.
Costs vary depending on your insurance plan. The key factors are your copay and deductibles, or “out of pocket costs”.
Your physician should be able to find the exact costs expected based on insurance and out of pocket costs.
Pro tip: Many patients have a fixed percentage they must cover or a set amount that they will be responsible for.
The Not-so-Good News: Cosmetic Surgery Not Covered by Insurance
If you are having cosmetic surgery in addition to your septoplasty, insurance coverage might not be an option.
Ask your surgeon in this instance if insurance can be helpful in subsidizing costs.
I hope this helps you make your decision easier.
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