Originally Posted by USCBatgirl21
Not sure, but her doctor might be able to get around that "paying for it" issue by making it a medical necessity due to her family history. I have some family history issues myself (not breast cancer but other female things) that insurance usually deems "elective" but my doctor got around that for me. It took some doing, but she got it done.
I'll bring that up to her, because this definitely seems like it should fit the bill for a history that suggests a real threat.