the response is "this procedure is considered investigational
and therefore not covered under your plan." If the latter
response is received an appeal will be initiated. The appeal
process may take 6 weeks to 1 year and will
require some patience and assistance on your part. Several cases
have been approved through the appeal process, but there are
still several cases pending approval.
who do not have insurance coverage often use a third party financing
company, www.patientfinance.com to assist with payment. This company offers a 3 months same
as cash benefit.
is the thinning and bulging of the cornea. Treatments include
Holcomb C3-R®, cornea collagen cross linking,
and if keratoconus progresses to a serious level, cornea transplantation.
Dr Brian Boxer Wachler is a specialist in keratoconus evaluation