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Will a weight of 215 pounds keep an insurance company from paying for breast reduction surgery (I'm size 40G)?
This is a question that your insurance carrier should be able to answer for you over the phone. Give them a call and ask them to address your concerns. Insurance plans vary widely on the coverage of breast reductions. For some it is not a covered service.
Gary R. Culbertson, MD, FACS
Each insurance company and plan have different provisions on coverage so you would be best to direct the question to the member services department at the insurance company.