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Topic: Insurance coverage for cold capping?

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Posted on: Jun 14, 2020 10:27AM - edited Jun 14, 2020 01:00PM by dono7392

dono7392 wrote:

I finished 5 months of cold capping rental for a total of $1,600. My doctor placed an order for it but my insurer United Healthcare denied my claim—even though they would have covered wig costs if I lost my hair.Has anyone had any luck getting cold capping equipment rental covered by their insurer? Any info might help with my appeal. Many thanks!

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Jun 14, 2020 12:27PM Moderators wrote:

Hi Dono!

We can't really answer your question, but while you wait for responses here, you may want to post also in the Cold Caps Users Past and Present, to Save Hair thread.

Hope this helps. Good luck!
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