Would medical insurance cover a vasectomy reversal?

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More About Doctor Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS

Published on Jun 21, 2019

It is rare for an insurance plan to cover a vasectomy reversal. Every once in a great while a patient does have that as a benefit but it is highly unusual. What patients need to do then is to find an expert in vasectomy reversal who will give then the best opportunity to achieve their goal of pregnancy. Cost is the least important factor in this equation. Beware of "low cost" advertisements. Always seek out the most experienced and formally trained surgeon.

Hope this helps,

Dr. Robert Oates, MD
www.robertoatesmd.com

Answered by Robert D. Oates, MD, FACS (View Profile)

It is rare for an insurance plan to cover a vasectomy reversal. Every once in a great while a patient does have that as a benefit but it is highly unusual. What patients need to do then is to find an expert in vasectomy reversal who will give then the best opportunity to achieve their goal of pregnancy. Cost is the least important factor in this equation. Beware of "low cost" advertisements. Always seek out the most experienced and formally trained surgeon.

Hope this helps,

Dr. Robert Oates, MD
www.robertoatesmd.com

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor John C. McHugh, MD

Published on Feb 16, 2018

Insurances do not as a rule cover a reversal. The average cost varies between three and fifteen thousand dollars. The cost range depends on the experience of the surgeon, whether you have local vs. general anesthesia, and if it is done in a hospital vs. a practice owned surgery center.

Answered by John C. McHugh, MD (View Profile)

Insurances do not as a rule cover a reversal. The average cost varies between three and fifteen thousand dollars. The cost range depends on the experience of the surgeon, whether you have local vs. general anesthesia, and if it is done in a hospital vs. a practice owned surgery center.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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