Covered Conditions • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Covered Conditions • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Conditions

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is used to treat a wide range of conditions. There are currently fourteen conditions treatable with hyperbaric oxygen therapy that are recognized by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and the FDA. However, there are numerous other conditions that are documented with scientific evidence that are not currently FDA approved.

Private Pay Conditions

The following is a list of many conditions with documented benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy but not approved by the FDA and therefore referred to as “off-label”. This means that your insurance will not cover the cost and you will have to pay out of pocket for treatment.

  1. Autism/Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  2. AIDS/HIV
  3. Allergies, Asthma, Immunity
  4. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
  5. Alzheimer’s
  6. Arthritis
  7. ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder)
  8. Bells Palsy
  9. Brain Injury/Encephalopathy
  10. Burns
  11. Cerebral Palsy
  12. Chronic Fatigue Immune Dsyfunction/CFIDS/CFS
  13. Cosmetic Surgery/Plastic Surgery
  14. Crohn’s Disease
  15. Dementia
  16. Fibromyalgia
  17. Lyme Disease
  18. Migraines
  19. Multiple Sclerosis
  20. Sports Performance & Injury
  21. Seizures
  22. Stroke
  23. General Wound Healing & Post Surgery Healing

 

Insurance Covered Conditions

The following is a list of the conditions that are FDA approved for treatment with hyperbaric therapy. These conditions are typically reimbursed by insurance and include:

  1. Non Healing Wounds (Arterial Insufficiency)
  2. Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  3. Gas Gangrene (Clostridial Myositis and Myonecrosis)
  4. Radiation Injury (Osteoradionecrosis)
  5. Cyanide poisoning
  6. Sudden Hearing Loss (Within 3 months of Onset)
  7. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections (Necrotizing Fascitiis)
  8. Air or Gas Embolism
  9. Decompression Sickness (The Bends)
  10. Crush Injury, Compartment Syndrome, and other Acute Traumatic Ischemias
  11. Skin Grafts and Flaps (Compromised)
  12. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Smoke Inhalation
  13. Severe Anemia
  14. Thermal Burns
  15. Intracranial Abscess
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