Employer is Changing Insurance Companies...

  •  I hate change when one has been having a great response to Blue Cross Blue Shield in the past with the paying for lymphedema treatment costs and garments, pump, etc.  Now, my employer (due to cost factors) are considering changing to Aetna Insurance.

    Anyone with any pros/cons about Aetna Insurance???

    I'd love to have your feedback!!

     

    K

     

3 comments
  • Jenny Sterner
    Jenny Sterner Kat: I went to the Aetna website at www.Aetna.com, and did a search for "lymphedema". It looks like they do NOT cover compression garments and I'm not sure about the pump. It may be covered under certain circumstances. I suggest you go take a look...  more
    April 15, 2010
  • Kathryn Krastin
    Kathryn Krastin Not good news re Aetna. ( Thank goodness I finally got an appt with my old general practice family doc's phsycian's assistant and got a Rx from her for the garment. I bee-lined that Rx to the vendor and got measured and the order placed for them. Now,...  more
    April 16, 2010
  • Kathryn Krastin
    Kathryn Krastin Hey, Jenny. Talked to my vendor for my lymphedema garments. She said that she's an Aetna provider as well, but here's something to remember when talking to other LE patient advocates -- Aetna HMO will only pay for upper limb garments associated with...  more
    April 27, 2010