... I'm glad you asked your question as I have learned from the answers, though in eight years my Blue Cross insurer has been fine, with the exception of one quickly resolved glitch. ... (5 replies)
... It certainly seems logical to me to know whether you had extracapsulation intrusion, since that would dictate the procedure. It might be useful to point out to Blue Cross, the difference in costs between brachytherapy and surgery, in your appeal. ... (5 replies)
... So did Blue Cross ever come through with any money for your MRI? ... (5 replies)
... My question here has to do with the financial obligation of my medical insurance, a high deductible PPO policy. Blue Cross is refusing to pay for the endorectal coil MRI used to precisely define the tumor, indicating it was an elective diagnosis procedure and not a medical necessity. ... (5 replies)
... with insurance companies having spent over 30 years in the field and then consulting to lawers suing insurers for similiarly unjustified declinations of claims. Blue Shield's first resonse is generally to deny any claim they can. ... (5 replies)
... I'm not sure it helps you, but in Europe TRUS (Trans rectal ultrasound) is used as a preliminary procedure to assess the size of the prostate (this may result ina course of hormone therapy to reduce the size of the prostate), then a detailed transrectal ultrasound is used to construct a 3-dimensional model of the prostate and produce a dose plan for the Brachytherapy.
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... I had a temporary Blue Cross policy that was due to end August 31st. I was diagnosed on August 30th. They are not covering anything now. ... (23 replies)