1. COO and Senior Agent, Outlook Life, All 50 States
    In a ruling on Feb 20, 2008, lymphedema sleeves and lymphedema compression garments were found to meet Medicare's definition as a medically necessary prosthetic device, and as such, are covered under Medicare. However, the ruling was not a precedent and the CMS has not changed their code in the HSPCS.
    Answered on July 27, 2013

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