which specialty has the most 'outofpocket' procedures?

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Just curious which specialty has the least # of procedures which insurance/medicare/medicaid does NOT cover. Some fields that come into my mind:

Plastic surgery - all cosmetic
Dermatology - all cosmetic; any others?
Ophthy - laser vision correction

Are there other fields? can you rank the ones listed above?
 

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opps - i was typing too fast w/o reading my own post - ignore the "NOT" in the first sentence - sorry!:D
 
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Dermatology's not all cosmetic. At least not for my insurance. There's skin diseases, warts, skin cancer, scalp problems, etc that are mostly covered, I think.

I would definately guess that plastic surgery is number 1.
 

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Originally posted by Polar girl
Dermatology's not all cosmetic. At least not for my insurance. There's skin diseases, warts, skin cancer, scalp problems, etc that are mostly covered, I think.

Yeah, you guys did see that Seinfeld episode, right? "Pimple Popper MD"...

-RA
 
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