Does insurance typically cover testicle prosthesis?

I need a testicle prosthesis. Without a visible testicle, I feel uncomfortable having sex and am afraid of being a freak show. Does insurance typically cover this? Also, how long does the procedure take and how long would I need to be off of work?

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Published on Dec 09, 2016

No, unfortunately most health insurances considers testicle prosthesis cosmetic and don't cover it. The one exception to the rule is that insurance companies may cover testicle prosthesis after testicular cancer treatment.

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No, unfortunately most health insurances considers testicle prosthesis cosmetic and don't cover it. The one exception to the rule is that insurance companies may cover testicle prosthesis after testicular cancer treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Robert Kearney, MD

Published on Oct 17, 2016

This is best answered by calling a Urologist office. In some circumstances I am sure it is covered.

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Answered by Robert Kearney, MD

This is best answered by calling a Urologist office. In some circumstances I am sure it is covered.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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