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Working with Insurance Companies to Treat Varicose Veins

Many patients that have visited us at Restoration Vein Care have avoided seeking treatment for varicose veins, because of a fear of how much it may cost. What many individuals who live in the Canton and surrounding areas do not realize is that many times the treatment for varicose veins in can be covered by most health insurance plans.

When Varicose Vein Treatment is Covered by Insurance

For those living in the Canton and surrounding areas, health insurance plans will vary, but most insurance companies will cover treatment for varicose veins, if it is a medical necessity. This treatment can be determined a medical necessity by looking at the symptoms a patient presents.

If a patient living in the Livonia, Canton and surrounding areas comes to our office presenting symptoms of painful varicose veins, extreme swelling, leg cramps, bleeding from the veins, or ulcers, this typically indicates that the treatment of varicose veins is a medical necessity. Our doctors will talk with patients to better understand what their symptoms are and determine if the treatment is a medical necessity.

In addition to symptoms that are present, the treatment of varicose veins can also be considered medically necessary, if venous reflux disease is present. This type of disease can be discovered with the use of an ultrasound.

Working with the Insurance Company

Our billing department at Restoration Vein Care is willing to work with insurance companies to make sure that the treatment is covered by the insurance company. We will work with the patient to present the necessary paperwork and determine if it is a medical necessity.

We will even work with insurance companies to determine what course of treatment may be covered. For example, some insurance companies require patients to undergo at least 3 months of conservative therapy, such as compression socks, weight loss, and leg elevation, before approving other treatment for spider veins.

Our medical professionals will work with patients to determine the best type of treatment for their varicose veins – whether it is surgical or non-surgical in nature.