Health Insurance Cover for Lymphoedema

VHI

Hi there – please find some information below. We’re following up internally in relation to specialist clinics abroad and will revert to you once we have an update.

CDT

Complete Decongestive Therapy is not covered as a specific benefit, however, certain elements of the treatment are covered separately, such as MLD, compression bandages and vacuum assisted wound closure therapy.

MLD

MLD Depending on your selected plan, Vhi will provide cover for Manual Lymph Drainage following cancer treatment when carried out by a Physiotherapist, Physical Therapist or a member of MLD Ireland – currently this is offered on a wide selection of our product suite (54 plans). Note this is only covered for post cancer treatment.

Compression Garments

Compression garments are on Vhi’s approved list of medical and surgical appliances. Cover is provided for this and benefit limits differ per plan. Each plan’s table of benefits specifies the limits.

Devices

Vacuum Assisted Wound Closure Therapy

Unit rental for this treatment is on Vhi’s approved list of medical and surgical appliances. Cover is provided for this and benefit limits differ per plan. Each plan’s table of benefits specifies the limits.

 

Hope this helps!

https://www.vhi.ie/health-insurance