Health care benefits change and differ from plan to plan and
provider to provider. It is important for you to understand your
health care benefits before your surgery.
Now is a good time to call your insurance provider and find out
exactly what is and is not covered under your plan, and how
much you have to pay yourself.
Learn more by reading
Determining your health insurance coverage.
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Do not take aspirin or medicines that contain aspirin before surgery.
If you take aspirin on a regular basis, talk with your primary care provider about when to stop taking it.