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Will surgery be covered for post reconstruction complication (contracture) under Medicare?

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Breast surgery revision

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There is a National Law that states that any insurance which covers mastectomy for breast cancer must cover reconstruction and that includes revisions!  Good luck!

Web reference: http://www.instituteplasticsurgery.com

Columbus Plastic Surgeon
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Coverage for reconstruction

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Medicare does not give pre-authorization but Cancer reconstruction and revisions are usually covered.

Tampa Plastic Surgeon
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Reconstruction following breast cancer is always a covered benefit

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Reconstructino following breast cancer is always a covered benefit. Although there is no way to obtain a pre-authorization for surgery with Medicare, it should certainly be covered.

Web reference: http://drkevinbrenner.com/before-and-after-surgery-photos/breast-revision-surgery

Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Breast reconstruction

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Yes all breast reconstruction and surgery on the oppsite breast is covered by ALL insurance companies. Revisions and any further surgeries are all covered. FEDERAL MANDATE

Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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