Does Health Insurance Cover Rhinoplasty in NYC?


Rhinoplasty surgery is not covered by health insurance providers for NYC patients who are considering this procedure. Health insurance companies do not cover procedures that are considered cosmetic, such as the nose job. However, conditions that may affect your nasal function such as deviated nasal septum, nasal fractures (broken nose), nasal valve stenosis (narrowing), and enlarged or overactive turbinates, may be considered medical conditions and are typically covered in whole or part by your. You may contact our Patient Advisors to learn more about the insurance coverage for your rhinoplasty procedure by calling 646-791-3112 or filling out the contact form.

Dr. Philip Miller accepts most POS and PPO insurances for any medical issues related to the nose as an out of network provider.
Please contact us today to find out.


Will Insurance Cover My Rhinoplasty Procedure?

Dr. Philip Miller is out of network on most insurance plans, so your individual plan must allow Out Of Network Doctors or Benefits. Only functional components (medically necessary) of a procedure may be covered by insurance. Functional or Medical components can be determine during an examination at your consultation. All qualified insurance plans are subject to personal deductibles, and vary from patient to patient. Cosmetic components of a procedure are never covered by insurance.

It is always prudent to contact your insurance company beforehand to determine the exact coverage available.

Will Insurance Pay for Rhinoplasty for patients in NYC?

Rhinoplasty surgery is considered a cosmetic procedure. You might decide to undergo the surgery to improve your appearance and self-confidence. However, an insurance company will usually not cover the cost of the nose job surgery for NYC patients if it’s performed for cosmetic reasons. You’ll be responsible for the costs of the rhinoplasty procedure. If you need to undergo rhinoplasty or septoplasty for medical reasons, some insurance providers in NYC do provide coverage.

What Is Rhinoplasty?


Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a “nose job“, is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed each year. Whether it is to reshape what nature provided, repair damage from an accident or injury, or alleviate structural issues that impede breathing, hundreds of thousands of patients successfully turn to rhinoplasty every year.

Before and After Nose Job Photos

View before and after photos of NYC Patients who had rhinoplasty procedure performed by Dr. Philip Miller.

About Dr. Philip Miller

dr-philip-miller-NYC-plastic-surgeonDr. Philip J. Miller, M.D., FACS is a leading New York City rhinoplasty surgeon who helps patients get the nose they desire through surgical and non-surgical rhinoplasty. Dr. Miller has over 20 years experience in nose job surgeries and is widely regarded as a leading expert in rhinoplasty by peers and patients.


How Do I Learn More About Insurance Coverage for Rhinoplasty in NYC?

To find out more about health insurance coverage for rhinoplasty in NYC, please fill out our Contact Form or call us at (646) 791-3112. Our friendly Patient Advisers will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Dr. Miller’s office is conveniently located near 60 E. 56th & Park New York, New York 10022.