Cochlear Implants &
Small Group Guaranteed Issue Health Insurance
A cochlear implant is a small electronic device that can help “make” sound if you have severe or total hearing loss. The implant does the job of the damaged or absent nerve cells that in a normal ear make it possible to hear (auditory nerves). Cochlear implants can be programmed according to your specific needs and degree of hearing loss. Web MD
Will an implant be covered on your Medical Insurance?
Aetna’s Bulletin on Cochlear Implants, includes billing codes.
Is the implant Medically Necessary
Did the employee have Credible Coverage within the past 63 days? If not PPO would have a 6 month Pre-X and HMO would not have a Pre-X waiting period.
What about hearing aids?
Send us a copy of your policy and we will check.
“Inventor?” William F House Obituary LA Times 12.13.2012
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