This information was handed out at the recent National Lymphedema Network's bi-annual meeting:
"When communicating with your insurance company, you must EDUCATE and CLARIFY the following:
> Lymphedema is a medical condition requiring medical treatment
>Diagnostic code(s) are available for Lymphedema
>Untreated Lymphedema puts you at risk for serious infection
>There is a medically accepted protocol for the treatment and management of Lymphedema
The author of this article thanks Mr. Bob Weiss for his assistance in this presentation
Handout at 2002 NLN meeting
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