Second surgical opinion

Second surgical opinion,

Definition of Second surgical opinion:

  1. An opinion provided by another surgeon, used to determine whether the course of treatment recommended by a surgeon is valid. This is done to keep the insurer from paying for unnessecary procedures if an alternate course of treatment will have the same end result. A second opionin is required and covered by some health policies before they will cover the cost of a surgery.

Meaning of Second surgical opinion & Second surgical opinion Definition