When Does Breast Reduction Become a “Medical Necessity?”

istock_000018052378_xxxlarge-300x200“Medical necessity” or “medically necessary” are phrases developed by the insurance industry to describe a surgery that is eligible for financial coverage. Every insurance company develops its own set of criteria by which to measure an operation. If a patient fails to meet this set of criteria, they are ineligible for insurance coverage and their surgery is considered elective and cosmetic. Continue reading “When Does Breast Reduction Become a “Medical Necessity?””