Is sciatica a pre-existing condition?

Answer Sciatica or sciatic nerve compression can be caused by a preexisting condition. Numerous reports have documented that a preexisting condition called heterotopic ossification of the hip can cause c... Read More »

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If you were treated for a condition in April and got insurance coverage in May would a claim for treatment in October be a pre-existing condition?

AnswerPropably. Did you have prior insurance? For more info see and scroll down the pageAnswerDepends on the diagnosis: broken arm? No .... allergi... Read More »

If a heart condition needing surgery is discovered right before a 6 month gap in health coverage can the new insurance plan consider it a pre-existing condition and refuse to cover?

Answer Yes, the lapse must be less than 63 days. For CA Small Group Reform at see

Would gout be considered a pre-existing condition - if it subsequently moves to your hands - after taking out the insurance would it be considered pre existing?

If you had gout any where in your body previously then it is a pretty safe bet that it wil be described as a pre-existing condition iif you get it any where else. Gout is the result of uric acid cr... Read More »

Is hyperthyroidism a pre existing condition?

Yes. It's a pre-existing condition. But it can be conditional. If for example you have hyperhtyroidism but was treated and it never reoccurred (you were not treated for it) for at least 6 months p... Read More »