Dr. Bremner shares his knowledge and explains if medical insurance will pay for a lung transplant.
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Question: Will medical insurance pay for a lung transplant? Dr. Ross Bremner: We certainly would never do a lung transplant without knowing the patient has adequate health care coverage. Is a lung transplant process is fairly expensive and as long-term care includes expensive medications. So yes, these transplants are fully insured and insurance companies do cover them, and we ensure that that process is in place before we proceed.