Three Questions About Insurance Coverage for Varicose Vein Procedures

Health Insurance forms with hundred-dollar bills on top wrapped in stethoscopeAs we head into the fourth quarter, we’re frequently asked if this is a good time to proceed with vein treatments; before insurance deductibles renew. The answer is “Yes!”

A second question we often hear is, “When will my deductible and out-of-pocket maximum reset?”

These are typically reset by “plan year” (the 12-month period that starts when your policies renew) or by “calendar year” (which runs from January through December). Most employer-sponsored plans use plan year; individual plans are almost always calendar year.

A third, and most common question, is, “Will insurance cover my vein procedure?” Most insurance companies, including Medicare, cover treatments for “medically necessary” procedures for conditions such as varicose veins, but not for spider veins.

To find out more, please call 1-800-VEIN-DOC (1-800-834-6362) today or schedule your appointment online.