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Questions to ask Insurance

I see many posts on these forums regarding questions to ask your provider, but what about your health insurance? I am surprised at how many people are not familiar with their insurance. It is ultimately your responsibility to find out what is covered and how. This way you are not surprised by the bills when they start coming in.

Take some time before your surgery to call your insurance company to find out what is covered, how it is covered and if you need a prior authorization. Most plans do require prior authorization for a hysterectomy.

Questions to ask your insurance:
1. Is my doctor, hospital, anesthiologist in network?
2. Does this procedure require a prior authorization? How long does it take to get a prior authorization approved? What does my doctor need to send?
3. What are my benefits for in network, or out of network?

If your doctor or hospital, or any physician is out of network it will cost you more. Make sure your doctors staff (usually the surgery scheduler) is aware that a prior authorization is needed, the benefits, and timelines requred. If the doctor does not get a prior authorization, you could potentially be liable for the full cost of the prodedure.
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