Breast Reconstruction is Covered
Treatments related to a mastectomy
Under the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998, you are covered for the following treatments related to a mastectomy:
- Reconstruction of the involved breast
- All stages of surgery and reconstruction of the other breast, with the goal of giving a balanced appearance
- A prosthesis or artificial replacement
- Care for complications and physical problems of all stages of mastectomy, including lymphedema
For more information about covered services, please call the number on your member ID card.