Insurance Can Cover Plastic Surgery

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Insurance In Plastic Surgery

Many patients are aware that insurance companies do not cover “cosmetic” procedures. However, there are many plastic surgery procedures that correct or restore a functional impairment and are therefore considered medically necessary. These reconstructive procedures are accompanied by a positive aesthetic outcome and bridge the gap between cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Jeremy Nikfarjam and Dr. Micheline Goulart of New You Plastic Surgery are board-certified plastic surgeons that work with many insurance companies. Out-of-network insurance benefits help with many of the surgeries they perform due to their restorative or corrective nature. Many insurance plans offer out-of-network benefits for the following surgeries listed below:


  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Cancer Reconstruction


  • Nasal Fractures
  • Deviated Septum
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Broken Nose & Deformity 
  • Upper Blepharoplasty

Skin Scar Correction

  • Keloid Removal
  • Mole Cyst Removal
  • Scar Revisions



  • Excess Skin Removal
  • Diastasis Muscle Repair
  • C Section Scar Revision (Mini C Tuck)


  • Male Chest Reduction

Special Programs

  • Silicone Removal
  • Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss
  • Gender Affirmation Procedures
  • Mommy Makeover

*Do not assume that your health insurance will not cover or help with the expenses of the procedure you need. Some plastic surgery procedures may have aesthetically beneficial results while at the same time addressing the medical issues that need attention.

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If you are considering a plastic surgery procedure, it is essential that you know the person performing the surgery is well-qualified and board certified. You also want to be assured that the surgeon has the skills and expertise to carry out the procedure and deliver the best cosmetic results possible. When you require plastic surgery, contact Dr. Nikfarjam or Dr. Goulart, and schedule a consultation appointment.

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Insurance Can Cover Plastic Surgery

The surgeons of New You work with the out-of-network benefits from many different insurance companies, including:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Emblem PPO
  • Magnacare
  • Oxford
  • United Healthcare

*If your insurance company is not listed, call us to find out if your insurance provider offers out-of-network benefits that you can utilize for your procedure.


The New You Plastic Surgery is proud to be the leading industry experts in insurance-based plastic surgery. See below some common questions about health insurance policies and how your benefits may cover medically necessary plastic surgery procedures.

Dr. Nikfarjam and his team are out of network. For patients that meet the criteria for medical necessity, our office can try to pre-authorize or bill to any plan that offers out-of-network benefits.

Please keep in mind- each insurance policy is unique in terms of medical necessity criteria, deductibles, co-insurance, and plan exclusions. Your case will be evaluated individually to best ensure accurate and complete information.

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We know that the decision to undergo plastic surgery can be a big one. There are many things to consider before your procedure, regardless of whether you live in the greater New York City area or are traveling from out of state. Our knowledgeable and friendly team wants to make your experience as seamless and effortless as possible, which is why we provide some informational resources to make your journey to a new you a little less stressful.

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