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This article is intended for HMO members enrolled in an employer health insurance plan.
If you are facing this surgery, take some comfort in knowing that federal and state laws require health insurance companies to cover reconstructive surgery afterward.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) provides coverage for:
These procedures must be provided by a licensed physician and meet other requirements.
Your plan may also cover annual mammograms. Want to find out more? Just call us at the customer service number on your member ID card.
Originally published 9/4/2020; Revised 2022
does it cover nipple reconstruction AND tattoo?
Would the person getting the reconstruction be required to cover the co-pay and meet deductibles?
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