Is the da Vinci surgery covered by insurance?

The da Vinci Surgery is categorized as robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery. Any type of insurance that covers minimally invasive surgery covers da Vinci Surgery as well. You also need to know that your coverage depends on your plan and benefits package and can vary by state or by employer, so please check all these details carefully.

It is important to talk to your insurance company as soon as it is possible especially if you suddenly need to have surgery. Read attentively the certificate of coverage required by law at any insurance company and ask all the questions you have about it until everything is clear to you.

In order to obtain your coverage you can be asked to show your medical records

Communicate with your doctor and do the mediation between him and the insurance company regarding all the documentation needed.

The most accepted insurances, which cover most of the procedures at Marina del Rey Hospital for robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery are:

  • Aetna,
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield,
  • Cigna,
  • United Healthcare.

We accept other insurances as well so we recommend that you ask your surgeon for further details.

Disclaimer: We do not assume responsibility for the use of the provided information or its interpretation. Our efforts are towards providing current and reliable information; however these should not be considered, or used as a substitute for diagnosis or treatment.

Source: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Medical-Library/

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