Dietary supplements come in various forms, such as tablets, gummies, capsules, powders, liquids, and energy bars. And they include natural ingredients as vitamins, minerals, herbs, amino acids, and enzymes. These supplements can help you achieve a balance between the foods and nutrients you personally need, but they cannot replace the food. Excessive amounts of supplements can be bad for your health, even if they are considered “natural”. So, consult your healthcare provider before taking them. Dietary supplements are covered by Nextcare only if mentioned explicitly in the table of benefits, below are Examples of Dietary supplements:
Why are dietary supplements not covered by insurance?
There are many reasons that the insurance companies are not covering the dietary supplement below are some
What to do if your insurance policy does not cover dietary supplements?
When prescribing a dietary supplement please always inform the member about the policy exclusions, because most of the insurance plans are not covering it. If the policy is not covering dietary supplement, the below rejection reason will be received: The rejection reason mapped to M009: The rejection reason mapped to this denial is NCOV-003: Service(s) is (are) not covered.