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Surgery Financing

Financing Your Surgery Operation

One of the most important questions to ask yourself before surgery is how you will finance it. Whether you are receiving an elective or essential procedure knowing your options for payment is vital to the financial health of you and your family.



Surgery Loans and You

If you’re considering plastic surgery with insufficient funds, there’s no shame in the fact. Many millions of Americans such as yourself are facing the same dilemma. Thankfully, the high numbers of cash-strapped potential patients has created...


The Cost of Surgery and Trends in Cosmetic Surgery Prices

The cost of plastic surgery has been rising gradually upwards in the past few years. Plastic surgery costs have something to do with the technological expenses and operating fees on the part of the surgeon, but they also have to do with supply...


Plastic Surgery Financing for Everyone

It’s not the operating room that scares most people away from cosmetic surgery, but rather the money. The question of cosmetic surgery financing jumps to the forefront of almost every potential patient’s mind, and in many cases, cost will be...


Is My Bariatric Surgery Covered by Insurance?

Bariatric surgery for weight loss can be a life-saving procedure for people with severe obesity, but it is not cheap. While there are a number of insurance companies that cover these procedures, many medical insurance providers are hesitant to pay...


The Cost of Liposuction

The overall cost of liposuction varies depending on different variables. Factors that affect the cost include the surgeon, the number of body areas to be treated and the amount of fat to be removed from each area, and anesthesiology costs, pre-...


The Cost of "Tummy Tuck" Surgery

Because it is not covered by medical insurance, at least in the United States, cost is a major determinant of whether or not you will have a tummy tuck procedure. The cost of the procedure varies from $3,000 and $10,000 and do not look to your insurance...


Tummy Tuck Costs: Here & Abroad

Before going for the tummy tuck procedure it is advisable to review the overall cost of procedure not only just for the procedure but also for the associated cost involved with it.  The total cost of the procedure varies from person to person....


What Influences the Cost of Liposuction?

Liposuction procedures result in the removal of fatty pockets just below the skin. While under general anesthesia, a wand is extended under the skin to the areas of excess fat. The end of the wand vibrates at an ultra-high frequency and essentially...


Breast Cancer Surgery Introduction, Insurance Information and Average Cost

Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer worldwide and surgery is the most commonly recommended form of treatment. Generally speaking, there are two major types of breast cancer surgery: breast-sparing surgeries and mastectomies...


Actual Costs of Cancer Surgery

Surgical oncology is a term that encompasses all manner of surgical operations designed to remove malignant cancer cells from the body. Simply stated, these procedures require that the surgeon cut into the infected area and excise as much of...


How to Find and Choose an Oncologist - Cancer Surgery Specialist

‘Surgical oncologist’ is a somewhat slippery term. To begin with, operations to treat cancer are not only limited to surgical oncologists—general surgeons can also perform many of these procedures. Surgical oncologists...


Insurance and the Costs of Cardiac Surgery

Any form of cardiac surgery, regardless of the severity of the medical condition being addressed, should first be considered without any attention to cost. Pinching pennies is a dangerous way to plan your heart operation—it is recommended...


Cervical Cancer Surgery Introduction and Costs

Cancers that invade the cervix and related structures such as the uterus and vagina present one major issue for many women who receive such a diagnosis: can fertility be preserved? In the earlier stages of cervical cancer, there are surgical options...


A Breakdown of the Costs of Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Colorectal cancer can be broken down into colon cancer and rectal cancer, but because tumors that develop in these areas often affect multiple connected structures, the category has been used to encompass all of them. Colorectal cancer develops...


Types of Treatments for Liver Cancer and Surgery Costs

As one of the largest organs in the body, the liver is a mainstay in performing many crucial functions. Liver cancer is a serious issue, but just how dangerous of a threat ultimately depends on the type and history of each tumor. Broadly...


Health Insurance and Weight Loss Surgery

While initially insurance companies were not anxious to cover the costs of bariatric or weight loss surgery, many companies are now realizing that it may be in their best interest to provide these surgeries under their coverage plans. Many western...


Rhinoplasty Insurance and Average Cost

Rhinoplasty is any surgery that changes the shape of the nose. In many cases, rhinoplasty is electively, chosen by a patient to improve the appearance of the nose and overall attractiveness of the face. As with any aesthetic or purely cosmetic surgery...


Will My Health Insurance Cover Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Every health insurance company writes its own criteria for coverage of bariatric or weight loss surgery making it a bit challenging to determine whether your insurance company will cover you. To make it even more challenging, these policies and...


Plastic Surgery Deductions Through the IRS? Tax Deductible Cosmetic Surgery

Taxes on cosmetic surgery have increased in some states, purely because of people's motivation for having the procedures done. New Jersey, for example, imposed a 'vanity tax' on cosmetic surgery procedures. Fortunately the tax was eventually...



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