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insurance and circumcision

do they consider that cosmetic now or is it usually covered by insurance

 
MiraclesDHappen

Asked by MiraclesDHappen at 4:48 PM on Aug. 14, 2009 in Health

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Answers (8)
  • I had medicaid and it didnt cover my son's circumcision. It was $200.
    ProudMami2008

    Answer by ProudMami2008 at 7:24 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • It was covered when I had my son in 2007. I expect it is standard for it to be covered or I doubt my insurance company would have sprung for it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:50 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • I have two boys and their circumcisions were not covered by insurance. They considered to be cosmetic. I would assume it depends on the insurance. Most insurances are not paying for it anymore.
    frapanda

    Answer by frapanda at 5:07 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • It just depends on the insurance company. I know ND Medicaid does not pay for it. When I worked on OB we had all the parents sign along with the consents a waiver stating the understand they are liable for the charges (and it stated the amount) if the insurance company did not cover it.
    WifeNMommy52606

    Answer by WifeNMommy52606 at 5:33 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • My insurance covered my sons
    a_and_j_momma

    Answer by a_and_j_momma at 5:45 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • It shouldn't be covered. No medical assosication recommends it. http://www.nocircpa.org/4642.html
    Autumn22

    Answer by Autumn22 at 8:36 AM on Aug. 15, 2009

  • Have it done by a mohel; it will be better than a doctor.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:38 PM on Aug. 15, 2009

  • My insurance covered it
    amberlong

    Answer by amberlong at 7:13 PM on Aug. 15, 2009

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