I get inquiries quite frequently from patients asking about insurance-based nose job surgery. This link here will explain in more detail the type of nose surgery that is commonly covered by PPO health insurance carriers like Cigna, Health Net, United Healthcare, Aetna and other PPO plans. This is just one example of many types of reconstructive nose surgery that is considered functional in nature. Although the main emphasis is to make the nose work better, there are often times passive changes in terms of the appearance of the nose that can make it look and function better at the same time – while still being covered by insurance. Let us know what you think of this latest addition to our online rhinoplasty tutorial.