Hair loss can be a deeply distressing experience that significantly affects an individual's self-image and overall quality of life. For individuals who have lost their hair due to medical conditions, such as alopecia, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy, medical wigs, also known as cranial prostheses, are an effective solution.
Did you know that if you're experiencing hair loss from illness or genetics, you might be eligible to have the cost of a medical wig covered by insurance? Whether it's temporary or permanent hair loss caused by conditions like chemotherapy, alopecia, trichotillomania, or other medical reasons, you can file an insurance claim to receive either partial or full coverage for a cranial prosthesis. A cranial prosthesis is a specialized wig designed for medical patients with permanent hair loss (such as alopecia areata, alopecia totalis, trichotillomania) or temporary hair loss resulting from treatments like chemotherapy, radiation, or other clinical diseases. If you're considering obtaining a medical wig, it's worth exploring your insurance coverage options. Please call customer service to discuss your options. 1-833-904-1267.
To obtain a medical wig, commonly referred to as a cranial prosthesis, there are several steps you typically need to follow:
1. Medical documentation: You’ll need documentation from a healthcare professional, such as a doctor or a dermatologist, verifying the medical condition causing your hair loss. This may include a diagnosis, treatment history, and any relevant medical reports.
2. Insurance coverage check: Contact your insurance provider to determine if they cover cranial prostheses or medical wigs. Inquire about the specific requirements and documentation needed for a successful claim. Some insurance plans may require pre-authorization or specific criteria to be met.
3.If you prefer not to utilize your insurance for a medical cranial prosthesis, you have the option to explore our buy now pay later plans or utilize your credit card through Nikki Smith Hair Collection.