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... My daughter had her OATS procedure done February 2009... ... (65 replies)
... for the 3rd procedure and on. This is for procedures performed for the same surgery. ... (65 replies)
... k then they could have a ENT look at it and they'll just deny it based on written policy. You need to make sure the person who reviews it knows what the heck the OATs procedure is. ... (65 replies)

... Today I faxed over about 60 pages to my insurance company that included a letter from me, medical journal info on the OATS procedure as well as several medical policy pages from other BCBS companies in other states that process OATS as medically necessary. ... (65 replies)
... ice and insurance company. It almost seems to me that the dr. hasn't done many letters for investigational reasons. He told me he never had an issue getting an OATS procedure done. I'm assuming he has written letters before. ... (65 replies)
... authorization status it says pending for inpatient hospital. I'm also having a cadaver tedon transfer to reconstruct ligaments as well as the OATS procedure. It seems like I haven't read about many if any people going home the same day after this. ... (65 replies)
... I have UHC but had no issues with them covering the OATS procedure, although they did require pre-certification beforehand (the surgeon's office did that) because it was inpatient surgery. I did have the drilling done in Oct 07 which failed which is why I needed OATS, but never heard from the OS or UHC if that was a factor in them covering it. (65 replies)
... int to fix my ankle. I feel like I"m the only one whose insurance company has issues with this procedure. What was your experience like with insurance paying for OATS procedure? ... (65 replies)
... It just so happens after the insurance company denied the OATS procedure, the hospital called the Dr's office 2 days before surgery and asked if insurance covered the procedure. ... (1 replies)
... I have had my OATS claim denied. ... (65 replies)
... I am almost a month post Oats and I am still having a degree of discomfort. Nothing serious by any means. The site of the incision and the knuckle bone are irritated. ... (65 replies)
... uality of life issue! Insurance companies are denying more than ever according to my doctor. It's a shame because it discourages more doctors from learning the procedure if it's not covered. ... (65 replies)
... I had my ankle allograft done in 2002. First the insurance said they would cover it, then after the procedure they changed their mind. It took one year and a lot of paperwork, but they finally paid for the bills. ... (65 replies)
... on the other thread, but just a few more things. I'm not sure which Cigna plan you have, but mine is the one with copays. My surgery was done as an outpatient procedure because I left within 24 hours of leaving the recovery room. ... (65 replies)
... e. I am desperately in need of some advice. I have had two previous drillings and debridement done on my right ankle both of which failed. My doctor told me that OATS was the only thing that would keep me from having osteoporosis. ... (65 replies)
... Great news! If you move over to the foot problems board you'll see a lot of us there who have had OATS. (65 replies)
... ve gotten different stories from different reps every time i called bcbs. I have tried to appeal the authorization decision, but they say that i can't appeal a procedure that hasn't happened. LOOONG story short, i've been denied surgical authorization twice, and finally been allowed to appeal that decision. ... (65 replies)
... was approved. I have Federal BCBS since I work for the federal gov't and the coverage is a better than normal BCBS but it's still the same company overall. My OATS was hugely successful so you can use me as a example to your insurance. ... (65 replies)
... see thread called "ankle oats after 2 surgeries? ... (65 replies)
... I think it is very wrong for an insurance company to deny this procedure when everything else has been tried and I'm headed toward being disabled, really. Here I am an athlete and they want to turn me into someone who can barely walk. ... (65 replies)




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