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Dr. C Medical Doctor

San Antonio, Texas
Board certified plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction after breast cancer.
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Apr 29 2010 by Dr. C, MD


If your mastectomy is covered (which it always is if it is performed for breast cancer), then your reconstruction is covered too. Treating complications that arise from your reconstruction are also covered.

The coverage laws depend on the State:

Best wishes and good luck!

Dr C


Apr 03 2010 by lynda l.

Dr. C I am looking for the details of the federal law where it says that insurance companys must cover all types of reconstruction, as I am fighting my insurance for a diep flap after my implant is starting to extrude from my skin. Thanks