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... has done an initial assessment and you have neurological symptoms, there should be no problem getting an MRI. You might speak with your insurance to see why an MRI is denied and if you will be denied again. You can be a squeaky wheel. ... (2 replies)
... minding my primary of my new symptoms, and telling her that the urologist kept mentioning ms, she agreed that it was best for her to go ahead and order the brain mri now so that I don't have to wait months until I see the neuro. Guess what? ... (2 replies)
... I went to my Dr. with all of my symptoms & told her I wanted to have the blood test to test for MS. She told me that no lab in our area will process the blood test so I would have to have an MRI. It's scheduled for next Mon. & now my insurance won't approve it, wth? What do they expect me to do? Live like this forever, this everyday worry about what the hell's wrong with me?... (6 replies)

... Ive had coverage for the last 2 years straight. The crazy thing is its with the same company that denied me! They are covering me right now. The problem is I graduated in December but havnt been able to find a job in my field that offers health insurance. ... (7 replies)
... You asked if the MRI for MS always shows a problem... the answer is no. ... (2 replies)
MRI's/Insurance
Dec 22, 2005
... and this claim could have been processed automatically and the system just denied it !! ... (3 replies)
... The MRI consisted of 2 parts. ... (6 replies)
... normal with no lesions so she don't think thats what it is but we will schedule you for the MRI of the cervical spine and brain just to make sure. Insurance denied the MRI of the brain so I went in and had the cervical spine done last week. ... (5 replies)
MRI Results
Dec 11, 2012
... what can appear as lesions from a demyelinating disease possibility can be the result of infections and high fevers as well. The MS diagnosis cannot be made or denied based solely upon the MRI. ... (11 replies)
... Does the MRI for MS always show a problem? ... (2 replies)
Re: MRI vs MRI
Jul 31, 2010
... Visit the Social Security Administration's web site. When I applied for disability, I downloaded their checklist for what was needed for disability. I remember that the visual evoked potential was one test result that was required. Also, as you have other problems besides MS, I would think that this would qualify you. I hope you can get disability because of all you have... (9 replies)
Re: MRI vs MRI
Jul 31, 2010
... I was denied my disability and no longer have any income. Hence the reason I am inquiring. ... (9 replies)
... Before 1982 you could be diagnosed with MS without an MRI because that was when it came into use. Nowadays, however, doctors follow the Revised McDonald Criteria to properly evaluate the patient. ... (2 replies)
... Well, anyhow, my ins. denied the 'orbits' part. Anyone out there had this done? ... (0 replies)
... Hi these days, almost all insurance companies deny MRIs until they have enough support to substantiate why they should pay for it. Its an easy procedure for your doctor to appeal it, send in your history and physical and explain why it needs to be done. 99% of the time, thats all it takes, and your primary will get authorization. Insurance has changed substantially in the past... (2 replies)
3T MRI Results
Feb 28, 2008
... s specialist again next thursday if all my test get back in time. I struggling to get a CT of my chest done to rule out sarcoidosis because my insurance company denied the claim or whatever. ... (2 replies)
... T spine was for with and without contrast. Insurance just denied it!!!!!!!!! ... (3 replies)
... Make sure you tell your doctor your mri was denied, sometime just changing the diagnose code will work. ... (20 replies)
... o he ordered another brain MRI, this time with contrast to see if the lesion had any reaction to it. Plus, I did blood work. Fast forward to the results, the 2nd MRI didn't show the lesion acting toward the contrast that was given, and the blood work was fine. ... (11 replies)
... AND I had not lost my abdominal reflexes which is quite common in MS. I fought her and got her to send me for an MRI. The insurance company authorized the brain MRI without contrast unless there was something suspicious. Turns out they said that it was completely negative. Nothing there. 6 Months later... ... (15 replies)




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