International Hyperhidrosis Society

Hyperhidrosis Coverage Policies

In the US, health care organizations often have specific policies regarding coverage for hyperhidrosis treatments. As an information service, the International Hyperhidrosis Society has compiled a list of links to the public hyperhidrosis coverage policies of some of the major health insurance organizations.

If you are interested in a particular health insurance organization’s hyperhidrosis policies but don’t see it listed here, either the organization does not make its policies public OR we could not locate them. If you know where to find the health insurance organization’s hyperhidrosis policy (or policies), we would love to add the information to our list. Just send us the appropriate URL by e-mailing

As you look over this information, please know that we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Policies change. For the most up-to-date information about a particular health insurance organization’s hyperhidrosis policies, please contact its members’ services department. Employers providing health benefits to their employees often have the chance to change or modify health plans. So, be sure to check to find out the specific health policies of an organization as they apply to your patients' group health plan. Additionally, if your patients are not satisfied with their group health plan’s coverage for hyperhidrosis, encourage them to talk to their human resources person or plan administrator. He or she may be able to help.

Navigating the healthcare and insurance systems can sometimes be overwhelming. Patients should keep a diary to help them remember important dates, conversations, and correspondences regarding coverage and reimbursement for their treatment, as well as their hyperhidrosis symptoms and how they affect their day-to-day life. Their diary may be useful if they (or you) ever need to appeal an insurance company's decisions in regards to reimbursement for their treatments.

The International Hyperhidrosis Society has no connection or affiliation with any of the health insurance organizations listed below. We do not endorse or have any influence over the organizations’ hyperhidrosis policies. This information is merely provided as a service. We hope it is useful to you.

List of Public Coverage Policies on File

Aetna – for BOTOX (last review 3/30/18)

Aetna – for Hyperhidrosis (last review 7/19/18)


BCBS AR (last review 5/2018)

BCBS AZ (last review 5/15/18)

BCBS CA (last review 7/1/18)                                                                                                                                                           

BCBS FL (last review 7/15/18) 

BCBS GA (last review 8/3/17) 


BCBS MN (last review 9/2017) 

BCBS NC (last review 11/2017)

BCBS TN (last review 4/10/18)

Cigna (last review 1/15/18)   

Dean Health System (effective 7/1/18) 

Excellus (2/22/18)


Highmark West Virginia, BCBS (last review 6/25/18)

Independence Blue Cross HMO

Keystone Blue Cross HMO (last review 1/18/17) 

Medica (last reivew 2/1/17)

Premera (last review 7/1/18)

Tufts Health Plan (effective 8/13/18)

United Kingdom National Health System


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