Is Auto Accident Treatment Covered by Insurance?

Is Auto Accident Treatment Covered by Insurance?

Following an auto accident, you're responsible for your medical expenses, including any copays. In some cases your auto insurance may require your health insurance to cover your medical bills first, and then the car insurance covers the remainder. 

How much is covered depends on the type of auto insurance policy you have, as well as the type of health insurance. There are cases where car insurance covers your medical bills first, and then your health insurance covers the rest.

Rest assured that pain management physician Navdeep Jassal, MD, and the team at the Spine and Pain Institute of Florida have experience working with insurance providers to ensure that as much of your auto accident treatment is covered as possible, so that you can minimize your out-of-pocket costs.

Common medical bills included in auto insurance claim

When you’re hurt in an auto accident, you’ll need medical care to treat your injury and help you recover. Even minor fender benders can cause injuries such as whiplash that cause pain and impact your daily life. 

Common medical bills included in an auto accident insurance claim include:

If you’re injured in a car crash that isn’t your fault, the at-fault party’s insurance is responsible for your medical bills. However, until the insurance company reimburses you, our office will work with your insurance company so that you can focus on healing and recovery. 

Common auto accident injuries 

Some of the most common auto accident injuries are associated with various degrees of pain and disability. Dr. Jassal treats a range of auto accident injuries, and is devoted to helping you recover and get pain relief. 

The following are common types of auto accident injuries we treat here at the Spine and Pain Institute of Florida:

Dr. Jassal will create a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan to address your injury and alleviate your pain, so that you recover as quickly as possible. 

Auto accident injury treatment

Restoring pain-free function is our number one priority. The following are common treatments for auto accident injuries. 

Physical therapy

Physical therapy is integral to recovering from most types car accident injuries. Customized physical therapy is designed to help strengthen the injured area and restore normal function. Your physical therapist uses various exercises to rebuild strength, balance, and flexibility, as well as ease pain. Physical therapy is often combined with other treatments to help you recover. 

Epidural steroid injections

Epidural steroid injections are used to treat certain kinds of back pain. They involve injecting corticosteroid medication into the epidural space to relieve pain and inflammation. 

Medial branch blocks

A medial branch block is a type of spinal injection that temporarily blocks pain signals from the medial nerves. Helpful in relieving back pain, medial branch blocks can ease chronic pain from auto accidents. 

Help for auto accident injuries

If you’ve been injured in an auto accident Dr. Jassal can provide personalized care to help you get back to enjoying life again. To get started, reach out to one of our knowledgeable team members by calling 833-513-7246 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Jassal. Start your recovery journey with us at our office in Lakeland, Florida.

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