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.