Dr Michael Kaplan - Breast Implant Warranties

Missouri Breast Augmentation Implant Warranties

Mentor breast implants come with a Lifetime Product Replacement Policy at no additional charge. You are automatically enrolled in the Mentor Advantage Limited Warranty, as well. This is provided regardless of the age of the implant or when confirmed deflation or rupture occurs. You are eligible for one to two no-charge replacement breast implant products of any size in a similar style. You are covered for 10 years and up to $1,200 of financial assistance for operating room, anesthesia, and surgical charges not covered by your insurance. Operating room and anesthesia charges are to be given payment priority. Free contralateral (opposite side) implant replacement upon surgeon request and non-cancelable terms. In order to qualify for financial assistance, you will need to sign a release form.

You can also enroll in an additional warranty. The Mentor Enhanced Advantage is available for both saline-filled and MemoryGelTM breast implant products. It must be purchased for an enrollment fee of $100 within 45 days from implantation. There is one warranty payout per enrollment fee and enrollment in the program for a replacement device will require additional $100 enrollment fee. This included the Lifetime Product Replacement Policy mentioned above. You are covered for 10 years and up to $2400 financial assistance for operating room, anesthesia, and surgical charges not covered by your insurance. Operating room and anesthesia charges are to be given payment priority. Free contralateral (opposite side) implant replacement upon surgeon request and non-cancelable terms.

Products covered apply to all Mentor breast implants that are implanted in the United States or Puerto Rico after May 1, 2005. This is only if the implants have been implanted in accordance with the Mentor package insert, current to the date of implantation, and other notifications or instructions published by Mentor. They also need to be used by appropriately, qualified, licensed surgeons, in accordance with accepted surgical procedures.

Events covered include deflation or rupture due to crease fold failure, patient trauma or unknown cause or loss or valve integrity. It does not cover removal of intact implants due to capsular contracture, wrinkling or rippling, loss of implant shell integrity resulting from reoperative procedures, open capsulotomy, or closed compression capsulotomy procedures or removal of intact implants for size alteration.

McGhan style breast implants also come with warranties. You are automatically enrolled in the ConfidencePlusTM Platinum Warranty when you receive our implants, whether they be silicone or saline. The warranty gives you 10 years of guaranteed financial assistance and you can received up to $1200 of out-of-pocket expenses for surgical fees, operating room and anesthesia expensed not covered by insurance. It also comes with a lifetime product replacement. At the request of your surgeon, any size may be selected to replace your current implant at no cost to you, or you can choose another style but there may be a charge for a product at a higher price.

You can also choose to enroll in the ConfidencePlusTM Limited Warranty Option. The warranty gives you 10 years of guaranteed financial assistance and you can received up to $2400 of out-of-pocket expenses for surgical fees, operating room and anesthesia expensed not covered by insurance. It also comes with a lifetime product replacement. At the request of your surgeon, any size may be selected to replace your current implant at no cost to you, or you can choose another style but there may be a charge for a product at a higher price.

The ConfidencePlusTM Warranty applies to all McGhan style saline-filled and silicone-filled breast implants that have been implanted in the United States and Canada after April 1, 2002. Also, they have to have been used as intended by appropriately qualified and licensed surgeons, in accordance with current and accepted plastic surgery techniques and in accordance with the current McGhan style breast implant package insert. The warranties apply only to cases of loss of shell integrity resulting in implant rupture or implant deflation that require surgical intervention.

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