NYC Arthroscopy Surgery – All Insurance Accepted
When a person incurs an injury to his knee, it can regularly be extremely painful. A trip to the doctor can help determine if the injury is very serious. If the patient ends up with a tear to his ACL, the doctor will refer him to a qualified and experienced orthopedic surgeon to verify the diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is made, the surgeon will recommend that the patient undergo arthroscopy surgery to mend the torn ligament.
What is Arthroscopic Surgery?
An orthopedic surgeon carries out this common procedure to treat injuries found in the knee joint. A minimally invasive surgical intervention, such as arthroscopy surgery is carried out by using an arthroscope, which is a small tube that is inserted into the knee joint via a small incision. In general, an orthopedic surgeon will also use other devices through other incisions.
Consult an Orthopedic Surgeon Immediately
If a patient feels uncomfortable and is suffering from extreme pain in his knee, it is advisable that he visits an orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible. Before recommending surgery, the surgeon will run a few tests to establish the severity of the tear.
How much does Surgery cost?
Consulting an arthroscopic surgeon helps to determine how much a patient will have to spend on arthroscopy surgery. While surgery may cost a lot, patients with health insurance policies can get away with lower overall costs. However, it is highly recommended that they check with their insurance carrier to find out if their health insurance policies cover this surgery.
Below are some examples of health insurance policies that cover most types of knee surgeries:
- Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Capital District Physicians Health Plan
- Fidelis Care
- Oxford Health Plans
- United Healthcare
Learn more about arthroscopy surgery and what insurances are accepted by most surgical centers by calling 646-593-7305. Alternatively, click the link below and a representative will call back shortly.