If you are scheduled to have knee surgery and you switch jobs and put your surgery off for several months can the new insurance company deny coverage of your surgery?
No, HIPAA portability.
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Cosmetic Surgery and Insurance Typically, Cosmetic surgery and all other "elective" surgery is NOT covered under Medical Insurance policies unless the procedure is of a medical necessity. Corrective Cosmetic Surgery In general, for an insurance company to cover a plastic surgery, the surgery… needs to be deemed medically necessary. Reconstructive surgery is considered medically necessary by many insurance companies if you are receiving reconstructive surgery after an accident or an additional medically necessary surgery (for example, breast reconstruction after a mastectomy ). Nasal surgery performed with a diagnosis of deviated septum are considered medically necessary and normally some cosmetic repair is performed at the same time. Breast reduction can be medically necessary in certain circumstances. What is typically not medically necessary is breast implants (no previous mastectomy), face lifts, liposuction, abdominoplasty to remove excess skin around the abdomen, etc. Plan provisions vary widely. Even one insurance carrier can have 20 different plans available, each with variances regarding covered/non covered services. It is always best to contact your insurance company directly. (MORE)
If a heart condition needing surgery is discovered right before a 6 month gap in health coverage can the new insurance plan consider it a pre-existing condition and refuse to cover?
\n. \n Answer \n. \nYes, the lapse must be less than 63 days. \nFor CA Small Group Reform at see
The average cost of knee surgery without health insurance is around$10,500. However, it depends on the type of knee surgery you need.
Insurance denies coverage for weight loss surgery because you are 11 lbs under what they require and a few months later you have gained more weight will they cover it now if you re-submit a claim?
Answer . If you have already had the surgery, and the claim was denied because you did not meet the requirements at the time of the procedure, then it will almost certainly not be covered.. If you have not yet had the surgery, and you have been covered continuously, it would be worthwhile to re…submit a claim to see if it is covered now that you meet the requirement. (MORE)
Ice the knee every 15 mins to reduce swelling. Or try a very low dose diuretic. It can help to rid the body of excess fluids, but make sure to drink plenty of water so you don't dehydrate.
If you have a blood clot in your knee when pregnant can you get surgery on it and if you do not get surgery what will happen?
yes you can get surgery,if you don't you will get more blood clots and you could become paralized blood clots can kill you, the blood cant flow to the rest of the leg, so then it would turn black and die, but all that blood trying to flow that way would start getting bad since it wasnt getting filte…red so that blood would become toxic and can kill you, you must take some blood thinner right away and be watched by a doctor for it to go away. blood thinner wiill normally get rid of blood clots with in a few hours. ------------------------- no that's not true. blood thinners cant get rid of blood clots within a few hours. that's 100% absolutely wrong. i just had a pulminary embelysm which means i have two blood clots in my lung. why it is dangerous what the previous answer said is incorrect. it doesnt cut off all blood flow to the leg, it just makes it harder which gives you a sharp pain. it wont kill your leg from making your blood toxic. if this does happen you don't got o a doctor, you need to go to a hospital. they run some tests, and usually a catscan to see if there are some blood clots, and if there are you will be admitted to the hospital. which this is dangerous during pregnancy there are some precautions they can take. bt you will typcially be administered a drip blood thinner like heparin till your blood level becomes therapudic, then they put you on an oral blood thinner such as cumadic. it typically means you have to be on this pill for 6 months give or take. blood clots can be the cause if you are taking birth control, or maybe recently had surgery. hope this helped rather than the answer previously which was incorrect. next time they should only give advice if they actually know what they are talking about. (MORE)
Hi,. Our dog had an acl (ccl for dogs) repair, TPLO its called. It was $2680. We went with a payment plan option and it took us two years to pay for it. He has done really well with that knee. If you have the funds, it is a good thing for the dog. Unfortunately it is costly. One other forum I read,… while researching this for us, said that you can ask for used equipment. This wasn't available for us, but doesn't hurt to ask (MORE)
as long as it is not a very bad infection, then no I have been through a bone infection which was pretty serious and i lived. Btw im 14
1. the art, practice, or work of treating diseases, injuries, or deformities by manual or operative procedures. 2. the branch of medicine concerned with such treatment. 3. treatment, as an operation, performed by a surgeon. 4. a room or place for surgical operations. 5. a doctor's or dentist…'s office or office hours. (MORE)
Knee replacement also known as arthroplasty. The procedure isconsidered for people suffering from severe knee injuries orarthritis, replaces a damaged knee joint with an artificialjoint . The upper and lower leg is held together atthe knee joint. To get more info about the surgery you canrefer be…low at the Resources Websites. (MORE)
keep doing R.I.C.E rest, ice, compression, and elavation as much as possible! if your in pain though, go get your knee checked out again, surgery is supposed to make you feel better, not worse.
It is minimal invasive surgery of the knee. A small cut is made to introduce a camera and with this visual guidance, surgery is done on the knee with small instruments thus avoiding big scar and quick recovery
The same person who did Leah Miller's, by the looks of it. I think there's a really bad plastic surgeon out there who gives mad discounts to CTV employees. I watched a bit of her new show on CTV today and could not believe what I was looking at. She's so "done" she sounds drunk and nothing moves …- frozen forehead, injected lips, prizefighter cheeks. (MORE)
Yes it sucks but you do. I even had to take a pregnancy test before surgery even though I was already on it. Your not allowed to wear any of your lady products. You have to wear one of their pads they give you no tampons and not your underwear. I had knee arthoscopy surgery a month ago while… on it, not fun. =[ (MORE)
Best answer I have... I am actually also having pops here and there but I realize the B) below fits perfectly. A) Scar tissue, joint adhesions, slightly altered mechanics - all of these things can cause the knee to pop and can be present after surgery. B) You can also have tight tendons (hamst…ring/IT band) moving over the femoral epicondyles that can cause popping, or slight shifting of the patella - C) all of these things are common and no need to worry unless it is causing consistent and significant pain. (MORE)
I just got my surgery last Friday at 4:00 pm and today is Sunday , and IÂ´m about to take a flight this afternoon.. IÂ´ll let you know how that goes!
It absorbes more blood and puss that comes out of your wounds after surgery. After about 5 days you can start using bandaids though.
Due to increased blood flow that promotes healing. Also due to the fact that an operation causes your bodys' immune system to switch to high alert to combat any infections they may be lurking. Your body will see an operation as an intrusion, so it must put up its defence.
A TTT stands for Tibial Tubercle Transfer. Basically, you know the bump below your knee (tibial tubercle) they move that, by breaking that off your tibia with the patellar tendon attached and move it to a more 'appropriate' place. After they move it, they screw it into place with either one or two s…crews. (MORE)
Compensation depends on a variety of factors:. Loss of earnings, including overtime and bonuses . Travel to and from medical appointments . Any medication . Cost of any special equipment or adaptations . Care given by members of your family or others . Damage caused to any of your personal eff…ects . But to claim compensation someone else has to be at fault to cause this personal injury. . I put an article together a view weeks ago about compensation amounts:. Very severe knee injury: Â£38,000 - Â£52,500 . Severe knee injury: Â£28,500 - Â£38,000 . Serious Knee injury: Â£14,750 - Â£23,500 . Moderate Knee injury: Â£8,000 - Â£14,750 . Modest knee injury: up to Â£7,500 . Above is the range of compensation you can receive. (MORE)
Total knee replacement is a surgical procedure in whichdamaged components of the knee joint are substituted withartificial parts. The surgery is performed through a skin incisionat the anterior of the knee exposing the muscular, ligamentous andbony components of the joint. Knee surgery is one of t…he most common surgical procedures used toaddress damage to bones and tissues caused by arthritis, rheumatoidarthritis, and the pain and stiffness of arthritis due to injuries.Partial or total knee replacement surgeries relieve knee pain thatcan't be controlled by other procedures to renew range of motionand mobility. Knee replacement is also known as arthroplasty. This procedure,which is considered for people suffering from severe knee injuriesor arthritis, replaces a damaged knee joint with an artificialjoint. The upper and lower leg is held together at the knee joint.Layers of cartilage that protect the knee and absorb the shock ofwalking and running cushion the bone ends of the thighbone (femur)and the shin bone (tibia). One of the most common causes of kneedamage is osteoarthritis, which breaks down this joint cartilageand surrounding bone tissues. Knee replacement surgery requires a hospital stay and is generallyperformed under general anesthesia. The physician will make anincision and remove the damaged parts of the knee joint, replacingthem with a metal or plastic prosthesis. Upon completion of theprocedure, the incision is closed and a drain tube placed into theincision site to help remove buildup of fluid. It is very important for patients to begin using their new kneejoint soon after surgery. Physical therapy involving range ofmotion as well as walking as soon as possible will help tofacilitate healing and mobility. For more information contact us! Placidway +1.303.500.3821 info(@)placidway.com (MORE)
\nIt depends upon a number of factors concerning the patient and surgeon and anesthesiologist preference. General anesthesia can be administered and the patient can be rendered totally unconscious. Breathing is provided by a Anesthesia Machine via an endotracheal tube (breathing tube) in the patie…nt's trachea.\n. \nAlternatively regional anesthesia can be adminstered, either a spinal, epidural, or combination of nerve blocks. During the surgery, the patient is given light sedation and allowed to rest comfortably during the procedure. A spinal is a single injection of a local anesthetic and/or narcotic into the spinal fluid, below the spinal cord. It numbs the area from approximately mid-chest down. An epidural uses a small catheter about the size of a fishing line and does not penetrate as far as the spinal. Local anesthetic and/or narcotics are used as well. The advantage of this is that it can be redosed with medication if the surgery proceeds longer than expected and can be used afterwards for pain control as well.\n. \nAs always, a thorough discussion with your Surgeon and Anesthesiologist should be undertaken prior to your Surgery to decide which options are available and which is best for you. (MORE)
If you are hideously deformed in a socially limiting way (e.g. car accident, burns, facial cancers, etc), then probably yes. If you just think you could do with a face lift and you'd rather not pay for it, then probably not.
In the United States, the cost of a total knee replacement mayrange between $40,000 and $70,000. Costs will also depend on wherethe surgery is performed, the type of joint replacement prosthetic,and other hospital service fees. However, traveling to locationslike Singapore or Thailand can save thous…ands of dollars. Forexample, knee replacement surgery in Thailand averages $13,000 andin India, knee replacement procedures average between $7,000 and$11,500. (MORE)
cause his knee was messed up and he needed it or if he didnt het it and played on it he would be done for life
They recommend a week. But if your not on pain killers and your feeling fine 3-4 days. Even if your feeling good do not drive after taking strong medication such as vicodin.
because the nerves that are in your knee, also run through your whole leg, the nerves were re-directing the pain somewhere else. i had the SAME problem after both my surgeries. my ankles swelled up and i was in so much pain i was yelling to make it stop.
I guess this would depend on the type of cycling you do, off road hilly, or on road flat, or hilly, the French Alps or Pyrenees, the fitness and recovery level of the individual, pain threshold, determination and tolerance of discomfort. Your body is going to tell you.. In my case, as an enthusiast… road cyclist with 60 years experience, and three cases of surgery involving knee arthoscopy behind me, the last in my late 60's, I threw the crutches away after 4 days and was back on the bike at 9 days after surgery, up here in the Perth Hills, Western Australia,with suitable gear ratios.. As an encouragement to fellow cyclists, I am now 73 years, 5 days after hip surgery and determinined to be back on the bike in 14 days after surgery, to ride the French Alps in mid August, which I have been training for.. Penninesman. 28 June 2009 (MORE)
yea and it's rumored that wwe is still going to have a storyline with the miz and maryse :):):):):):):)
Around 40000 USD. Keep in mind that you might have to come back for additional surgery and rehabilitation.Â
Surgery puts the body under strain. There is ligaments and tissue that possibly have been cut/torn or both for then to be stitched together again. Something is maybe removed. The body reacts by doing its best to repair the damages, all the doctors/surgeons can do is to put the different parts t…ogether as to their best abilities. The actual process of healing up afterwards is for the body to do. It will swell up because of increased activity by white blood-cells eating up damaged tissue and alien elements and is quite normal. The white blood-cells also work overtime trying to counteract any type of infection in the "wound". If you have got implanted an alien element in your knee, then there are a chance that you might be allergic to this and the body will try to attack it. This also leads to swelling up. It might be advisable to move your knee/leg a bit, this to help increasing the flow of blood. Do not strain your knee, and do not do this if you have been told otherwise by doctor/surgeon. You should contact your doctor regarding the swelling up. It might be an infection that will clear up faster with some antibiotics. Your doctor might also be able to give you a time span based on previous similar operations (statistics) as to when you can count on the swelling to go down. Swelling should not be a concerned as long as you are able to do other activities following your knee replacement surgery. (MORE)
It depends on what you need the surgery for. If you're not aphysician, you should probably take your physician's advice; hewent to school for 6-8 years just so he'd know the answers toquestions like this. Common Knee Treatments and Procedures . Knee Replacement Surgery (Arthroplasty) . Knee Li…gament Repair . Knee Abrasion Arthroplasty . Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome) (MORE)
There are a few doctors who still do charity work for poor patients. You can contact Dr Swetal Bhavsar at Ahmedabad / Mumbai. In my practice 95% patients have insurance and they pay full fees. Usually Dr. Bhavsar's charges are 5000 USD for 1 side Knee Replacement but sometimes in genuinely poor …patients he has been doing free surgeries as if an angel of god. It is my personal experience that many of my poor patients I refer to him and he gives best results even when it is charity work. Reference : You can search " Dr Swetal Bhavsar " in linkedin , google web / google videos and you can see his work. (MORE)
Yes. I had to take off everything for knee surgery and dress in a hospital gown. Then they wheeled me into the operating room, put a mask over my face and I was out cold. I woke up in the recovery room. During any type of surgery there is a small chance you will go into shock. They will jerk off y…our gown and put some electrodes around your heart to restart it. They will put you in the hospital. They will keep you there a few days. They will put a tube in your urethra. That is a worse case scenario. It is extremely rare. Still, they will be prepared for anything that can go wrong. Please also see this article about surgery in general: http://www.articlesbase.com/medicine-articles/what-happens-when-a-patient-has-surgery-6344683.html (MORE)
I'm not a medical professional, but I had surgery on my knee due toa torn meniscus. That was 17 months ago, and my knee is still a bitpuffy looking. It was worse before my doctor did a series ofsteroid injections. I'm very fit, mid-forties. I don't know if it'spermanent, but it sure seems like it, a…fter all this time. (MORE)
On March 31, 2010, Denny Hamlin had surgery on his left knee to repair his anterior cruciate ligament.
Okojie Oseme Patience The Reason of knee got swollen when you bend for some while was because the blood of not circulating all over the body.
Pain, discomfort, deformity, unstable knee and frequent locking of the knee will indicate the need for surgery
procedure performed through small incisions in the skin to repair injuries to tissues such as ligaments, cartilage, or bone within the knee joint area.
also known as revision total knee arthroplasty , is a procedure in which the surgeon removes a previously implanted artificial knee joint, or prosthesis, and replaces it with a new prosthesis.
relieving pain in the affected hip; restoring the patient's mobility; and removing a loose or damaged prosthesis before irreversible harm is done to the joint.
Surgery scheduling isn't really that taxing, it's really fairly gratifying. Generally exactly what you do is greet clients, operate examinations support with surgery affairs. If you like people, it is remarkably pleasurable. People constantly seem to be to be remarkably satisfied particularly if you… contrast them to a regular customer service customer dining establishment consumers. Medical customers are much more pleasurable to deal with hands down. You'll additionally discover and be doing typical workplace jobs like forwarding out patient statement, calling drug stores for patients, clean-up as well as sanitizing workplace devices and so forth. (MORE)
An insurance company can't force you to do anything. But, dependent on your policy, they could deny your claim or terminate benefits based on medical non-compliance.
Indications for surgery will be severe pain and discomfort and when quality of life and work are affected due to poor mobility
Not if you're on pain killers, especially any containing acetaminophen. Ideally, alcohol should be avoided during the recovery period.
Because All they care about is making money. They only try to take money from people they don't have to return to. but they actually are entitled to fund any surgery.
It is estimated that one in seven adults over the age of 60 will have knee replacement surgery. Those who are extremely active in competitive sports such as football, hockey or other contact sports can have a higher instance of needing this type of operation. The procedures have become minimally i…nvasive with a recovery time of about five to ten days. (MORE)
Yes. While he was playing basketball with other celebrities in Santa Monica he fell and sprained his knee. He had to undergo surgery because of a bad sprain. He had a brace on his leg from the top of his ankle to the top of his thigh. He was on crutches. If he had to have a surgery on his knee he mu…st have been on crutches for a month. (MORE)
Arthoscopic knee surgery is very common and usually an out patient procedure. A doctor will make a small incision and insert a camera in order to repair or remove damaged tissue.
People on the web can not answer this for you. If you have amedical problem, only a qualified medical practitioner (a doctor)can advise you, after reviewing your medical history and examiningyou. If you are unhappy with the advice you have been given, get asecond opinion.