You need to ask your health insurance company the following questions to determine if orthotics
are a covered benefit under your current insurance plan:
- Are "custom functional foot orthotics" a benefit of my policy?
There are three possible answers:
C) "Orthotics are subject to review based on medical necessity." (This means "Yes", provided your condition such as e.g. plantar fasciitis, is diagnosed.
In addition a letter of medical necessity has to be written and submitted with the claim by the
Two more important questions to ask:
- Do I have to go to a doctor within my plan, or can I go to whomever I wish?
- Is there any deductible with my plan, if so, how much have I met so far this year?