This article is for durable medical equipment suppliers
Blue Cross covers pneumatic compression pumps for treatment of lymphedema and venous ulcers (Medical policy 354) and postsurgical home use of limb compression devices for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis (Medical policy 541).
As a reminder, the medical policies describe conditions that must be met for these devices to be covered for our commercial members:
The included HCPCS codes and diagnoses are listed on their respective medical policies, which will be updated on our website on October 15. To download these medical policies, log in and click Find a Medical Policy on the right side of your home page. Or, go to Office Resources>Policies & Guidelines>Medical Policies.