Online Form - Insurance Medical Wig Request Form
A C ranial Prosthesis is a custom-made wig specifically designed for individuals who have lost their hair as a result of medical conditions or treatments, such as alopecia areata, alopecia totalis, trichotillomania, chemotherapy, or any other clinical disease or treatment resulting in hair loss. The terminology is used when applying for medical insurance or tax deduction status. Over 30 million women today deal with hair loss and are in need of a medical cranial prosthesis. Most individuals are unaware that their insurance may cover the cost of a cranial prosthesis and go for years never utilizing the benefits that they are paying monthly premiums. As long as your hair loss is due to a medical reason, we are able to contact your insurance company and advocate on your behalf to help you get a cranial prosthesis. You can have medical hair loss that is due to genetics, stress, reaction to medical illness, life and environmental changes, aging, thinning, and/or balding hair. By visiting your primary care physician, oncologist, or dermatologist, they will be able to let you know if your hair loss is medically induced and provide you with a prescription for a cranial prosthesis. We currently have a selection of 1400+ styles of wigs that qualify as cranial prosthesis. All of the wigs we carry on our website can be custom made to any hair style, hair length, hair color, hair texture, cap material, and cap size of your choosing. If you are allergic to certain materials or have medical side effects such as head lesions, we are able to alter of our wig caps so they can be comfortable for your wear. A wig is considered to be a cranial prosthesis when it is custom and made to address the medical issues of the individual whom will be wearing the wig. Each and every wig we make is custom made and we will address any concerns you may have to make sure all of your medical needs are met. The price of a good, quality well made cranial prosthesis can be expensive. It is important that you work with a company that is familiar with the insurance process and able to process your insurance claim in a timely and professional matter. All of the cranial prosthesis we carry are handmade and sewn from only 100% human hair. Our cranial prosthesis can be colored, dyed, permed, curled, flat iron - anything you can do with your own hair you can do with our wigs. We offer wig caps that can be worn for weeks at a time and also wigs that you can take off each and every night. You can wear our cranial prosthesis with or without adhesive and you will not need a professional to all our wigs for you. We offer our cranial prosthesis in sizes of small to extra-large and we can also make your wig, with actual measurements you may take of your head. When it comes times to select a cranial prosthesis, we will help you choose a wig that is made to look and feel natural. You will be able to part your new wig anywhere and it will be able to be worn in a high or low ponytail. For payment we are able to work with all major and private insurance providers and we also accept health savings account, flexible spending accounts, and health reimbursement accounts. Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, ChampVA, Cigna, Humana, TriCare, and United Healthcare all offer coverage for cranial prosthesis. Upon calling our insurance coordinators at 1-800-714-3189, we will verify your benefits and let you know exactly what benefits are offered and covered by your insurance plan for a medical cranial prosthesis. The process of dealing with hair loss can be emotionally traumatic and hard to deal with. At MyWigsAndWeaves.com we have compassionate representatives whom work daily with clients who are experiencing hair loss. We strive to find the best solution that will make you feel comfortable and help you transition into a hair system that will look and feel natural.