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Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act (annual notice)

The Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 requires that all Johns Hopkins University medical plans cover the following medical services in connection with coverage for a mastectomy: reconstruction of the breast on which the mastectomy has been performed; surgery and reconstruction of the other breast to produce a symmetrical appearance; and prostheses and physical complications in all stages of mastectomy, including lymphedemas. These services shall be provided in a manner determined in consultation with the attending physician and the patient. Coverage for these medical services are subject to applicable deductibles and coinsurance amounts.

Please call the Benefits Service Center at 410-516-2000 if you have any questions.