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Old 02-25-2010, 09:41 PM
mrssied mrssied is offline
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I know each insurance is different but are these normally covered? We are still on propranoral but I think from the ulceration, surgery maybe needed to correct.
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Old 02-26-2010, 12:32 PM
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In some cases, yes. A lot depends on the doctor's office and their paperwork. I have forgotten who you are seeing, but make sure you get with their coordinator first.

Contact Basia through our experts page: http://birthmark.org/experts.php

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Old 02-26-2010, 04:12 PM
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Yes, they should be covered. It is a matter of working through the system. The diagnosis code and the treatment codes used are critical. Basia is a wonderful resource and I would be willing to talk with you more as well. Please feel free to email me
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Old 02-28-2010, 06:06 PM
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we are in RI and seeing Dr. Bercovitch who is a Pedi Derm. She will continue on the P for another 10 weeks and then start to wean off. This will bring her to a year old.
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