Dr. Marga is a board certified Plastic Surgeon with additional training as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She is the Founder of the National Institute of Lymphology and serves as a Medical Advisor to the Norton School. Dr. Marga promotes the the highest standard of lymphedema care for surgical patients nationwide.
Insurance Coverage of Breast Reconstruction and Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer VLNTx℠
Insurance companies in the United States are mandated by federal law to cover a patients' breast reconstructive procedure of choice in all cases of cancer, for those patients whom have had mastectomies in the past, as well as for surgery on the opposite breast to achieve symmetry. Know your rights!
Our business office has been successful in achieving insurance coverage for vascularized lymph node transfers as a treatment modality for lymphedema.