Lice Removal and Health Insurance
Any treatment you choose can get expensive, especially if you are treating everyone in the family more than once, buying combs and products can add up. It all adds up and pretty quickly, including lice removal services. What about health insurance? Will health insurance pay for my professional nit picking services? Some do, so be sure to check with your provider. Here is some general info to get reimbursement, if possible. Insurance companies require the proper diagnostic and procedure codes when submitting claims for reimbursement. Heartland Healthy Heads provides the codes required to submit to your insurance company. Most professional lice removal services will have this readily available. Another tip when submitting your claim for professional lice removal is asking you physician, whether it be a pediatrician, family doctor, dermatologist, etc., for a prescription and submitting the prescription with your claim. Don’t forget flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts, some will cover nit removal services. Keep the receipts, come tax time, if you have enough medical expenses to deduct on taxes, professional lice removal and nit picking services can be included.