MORE Than Just a Second Opinion
Sue had suffered from epilepsy for many years. Recently her seizures had become more frequent, so she consulted with a neurologist recommended by her doctor, who performed a myriad of tests and concluded that the best approach was Gamma Knife surgery. Sue was concerned about the health effects of Gamma Knife surgery, in which beams of gamma radiation are used to treat brain lesions.
Sue activated her MORE Health Employee Benefit, and after a thorough review of Sue’s medical records, our Physician Specialist stated Gamma Knife surgery would be a critical mistake for Sue’s type of epilepsy and would post significant health risks without any corresponding benefits. Instead, Sue was able to undergo further observation to determine the appropriate medication for her epilepsy. Since beginning her new medication Sue has not experienced a seizure and was able to avoid a critical surgery and saved her Employer up to $46,293.MORE Patient Case Studies