Is thread vein treatment covered by medical insurance? Unfortunately, this is hard to advise, because it depends on a few factors: Who your insurer is Your particular policy covers Whether there is an underlying medical cause for your vein condition You would need to contact them directly for advice. They’ll likely ask you to describe the veins and any symptoms you’re experiencing from them. Some insurers will need you to get a GP referral before they’ll authorise a consultation. (More info about paying for treatment through medical insurance.) Please call our patient advisory team if you’d like any further advice. We’ll be able to advise regarding our experiences with your insurer and whether they are likely or unlikely to cover treatment.