Will insurance cover body-contouring surgery?
Insurance companies might consider panniculectomy as medically necessary. Usually they do not cover other body-contouring surgery because it is considered cosmetic. In addition, insurance companies might not pay for treatment of any complications that can result from the surgery. It is important for you to check your insurance benefits if you are considering body-contouring procedures. Your surgeon's office can give you estimates of how much you can expect each procedure to cost.