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

Doctor Answers 4

Breast surgery revision

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!

Columbus Plastic Surgeon
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Coverage for reconstruction

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

Paul Albear, MD
Tampa Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Reconstruction following breast cancer is always a covered benefit

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.

Kevin Brenner, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

Breast reconstruction

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

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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