This content has not been reviewed within the past year and may not represent Web MD's most up-to-date information. To find the most current information, please enter your topic of interest into our search box. " June 19, 2000 -- A dollar spent on Viagra is spent just as efficiently as a dollar spent on kidney dialysis, a new study shows. Experts agree that the math is right, but whether it justifies insurance coverage for the male potency drug is a bone of contention. "There is a significant loss of quality of life that comes from erectile dysfunction," the lead researcher of the study, Kenneth J. "One thing that motivated me to look at this is that I am a primary care doctor. I am seeing men with erectile dysfunction having to fill out insurance forms to justify Viagra treatment. What prompted the insurance carriers to set up so many barriers for some men to get Viagra who would clearly benefit from it? Did you know between 15-25% of men 65 and over experience Erectile Dysfunction (ED)? Meaning, over 15-30 million men encounter symptoms of this issue. Proving that this is one of the more common topics of concern for Medicare beneficiaries. ED, or Erectile Dysfunction, begins when an underlying issue limits the blood flow to the penis. It’s important to know this problem is usually caused by stress, injury, or disease. Among the leading causes are high blood pressure, diabetes, and even excessive consumption of alcohol or drug use. The cause of your erectile dysfunction will determine the type of treatment you seek. Finding and treating the causes of this issue is the best option for your overall health.
It's not fair that some health insurance companies are covering Viagra but my company doesn't cover prescription contraceptives. It's true that. In 2015, CVS/Caremark dropped coverage for Levitra, and last year it. reported that consumers without insurance coverage for Viagra and.