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Medicaid To Pay For Facial Injections

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Will Medicaid pay and if so, how will I find a Dr. in DFW TX that will do it correctly?

Hello! I am praying you can help me. I am DESPERATE to get rid of this buffalo hump/very large tummy (I had been on two PI's and Zerit and was recently taken off.) Between that and the fat loss in my face, butt, etc. I look like a freak and...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Ultrasound assisted liposuction has shown to be very effective in removing fat in the buffalo hump. Some doctors are getting Medicare and Medicaid to pay for the procedure if the hump causes neck pain or other medical issues. I do not know any... Read more »

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Brother has AIDS and has no way to pay for meds

Posted by Brother_has_AIDS, 2 Replies
My brother was just informed by the State of Ohio he is no konger eligible for Medicaid because he gets $900.00 a month SSI disability. With his rent, utilities, food, and limited other expense he has no money for medicines and Doctors treatments.... Read more »

Let's talk about Medicaid

Posted by MissouriMammal, 9 Replies
I dont know what is going on with other states Medicaid programs, but we're dealing with a health care crisis here in Missouri. I want to share my story with hopes of starting conversation on this topic because I know Missouri isn't the only state... Read more »

Treatment facial wasting - CMS

Posted by dickspoz
CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able to... Read more »

Treatment for facial wasting CMS

Posted by dickspoz
CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able to find... Read more »