BOAS surgery Pug

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cleowasmycat Mon 13-Jul-20 13:05:44

Has anyone successfully claimed back this please? Our local specialist wants £250 for a consultation and up to £3700 for the op.


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BiteyShark Mon 13-Jul-20 13:10:10

* Has anyone successfully claimed back this please?*

I think the best thing would be to contact your insurance company to check. Have you checked your cover limits and T&Cs?

cleowasmycat Mon 13-Jul-20 13:15:24

I have checked and they can't confirm until after a consultation £250. Hence why I want to find out if anyone has got money back.

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BiteyShark Mon 13-Jul-20 13:18:03

The problem is if someone said yes they did claim it back then it doesn't really matter because they may be with a different insurer and even if it was the same insurer then vet history comes into play.

£250 specialist consultation sounds about right as well as we paid almost that for a neuro consultation in the last.

TigerLilyGrace Mon 13-Jul-20 13:22:20

Many people will have successfully claimed for BOAS surgery, and many won't - none of this will relate to your circumstances, as they will most likely have different insurers. If your insurance company won't pre authorise the treatment before a consultation with a vet then it will depend on the findings in the consult as to whether they will cover the condition. Unfortunately no one else's experiences will help with this, but I hope that your insurers cover it and your pug gets the treatment they need!

cleowasmycat Fri 07-Aug-20 20:35:23

Update: Petplan pre approved the surgery and the pug had a successful op costing £2000.

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GrumpyMiddleAgedWoman Sat 08-Aug-20 08:30:03

It's great you got it done, especially given how hot this summer is proving to be.

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