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Hair Loss – National Cancer Institute

www.cancer.gov

“Get a wig.” If you plan to buy a wig or hairpiece, get one while you still have hair.
This way you can match it to the color of your hair. “Losing my hair was hard at
first. … www.cancer.gov. Online Chat: www.cancer.gov/livehelp. NCI has a series
of 18 Chemotherapy Side Effects Sheets at: www.cancer.gov/chemo-side-effects.

Radiation Therapy and You – National Cancer Institute

www.cancer.gov

About this Booklet. Radiation Therapy and You is for you, if you are about to have
or are now having radiation therapy for cancer. People who are close to you ……
wig. If it does not, you may be able to deduct the cost of your wig as a medical
expense on your income taxes. Check with your tax preparer. Some groups also
 …

Chemotherapy and You – National Cancer Institute

www.cancer.gov

Chemotherapy and You. Support for People With Cancer. National Cancer
Institute. U.S. DEPARTMENT. OF HEALTH AND. HUMAN SERVICES. National
Institutes of Health … Thinking About Complementary & Alternative Medicine: A
Guide for …… Your doctor, nurse, or social worker will know if there is a wig bank
near you …

Network Provider Wig/Scalp Prosthesis Contract – OK.gov

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for those members who have received chemotherapy/radiation treatment, at an
affordable, competitive cost to … 2.5 "Medical" means belonging to the study and
practice of medicine for the prevention, alleviation … provider/patient relationship
if the Wig/Scalp Prosthesis Vendor would have otherwise made the decision not
 …

Scalp cooling system to reduce the likelihood of chemotherapy

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Mar 6, 2015 chemotherapy induced alopecia with scalp cooling since the outcome is
dependent on several factors … “Breast cancer patients treated with taxanes plus
anthracyclines, when used together or in sequence, have …. No serious
concurrent infection or medical illness which would jeopardize the ability of the …

CMS Manual System – CMS.gov

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Jan 18, 2013 SUBJECT: 2013 Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies
Healthcare. Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Code Jurisdiction List.
I. SUMMARY OF CHANGES: A spreadsheet containing an updated list of the
HCPCS codes for Durable. Medical Equipment Medicare …

American Cancer Society Support Programs and Other Resources …

dhhs.ne.gov

Resources for Cancer patients. Look Good/Feel Better. 1-800-ACS-2345. Lincoln
402-423-4888. This program assists persons who have had any type of cancer,
or are undergoing treatment, to look their best by providing information about hair
care, make-up and grooming. Includes free products, hairstyling, and wigs.

This is supplemental material for Book I of your set of Federal …

www.benefits.va.gov

Medical. Veterans Benefits Administration. Supplement No. 44. 5 December
2008. Covering the period of Federal Register issues through December 2,2008.
When Book I was … addition of any new material (reflecting rescinded regulations
)-in these cases the ….. (xii) Prosthetic replacement of jaw due to trauma or
cancer.

Minnesota Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2011-2016

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Humphrey Cancer Center. Integral Visions. Itasca County Health and Human
Services. "It's Still Me" Wig Studio. Kidney Cancer Association. Leukemia and
Lymphoma Society. Lily Wellness. Masonic Cancer Center, University of
Minnesota. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. Medica. Mid-Minnesota Family Medicine
Center.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Washington State …

www.doh.wa.gov

Medical Center) in Kent, Washington. The facility would include a hospital with 24
acute care in-patient beds, and 30 residential beds for patients who do not need
in-patient care. The proposed hospital would specialize in the care and treatment
of cancer patients. 1.2 CTCA's approach to cancer treatment is based on an …

Ostomy supplies – CT.gov

www.ct.gov

Dec 28, 2009 comparable to the current coverage for wigs for chemotherapy patients; 5) a new
mandate to cover …. Inclusion of wigs for persons with alopecia areata in the
current mandate for coverage of wigs for … tasks were divided among the group
as follows: the CPHHP staff researched medical issues, including.

breast cancer – NYC.gov

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tion on important breast cancer-related services, including medical research and
treatment, guidance, and support to breast cancer … PROSTHESES AND WIGS.
12. BREAST CANCER RESOURCES: NEW YORK CITY ….. Breast-Cancer
Patients These local medical centers treat a large number of breast cancer
patients …

instructions for completing the patient application – Prevention and …

phpa.health.maryland.gov

State of Maryland. Patient Application for Breast and Cervical Cancer Diagnosis
and Treatment Program. (Page 2 of 4). MEDICAL ELIGIBILITY. Eligible Medical
Condition: (Check all that apply). DOCUMENTATION. Abnormal mammogram
requiring further diagnosis …………………………………. Yes. No ______.
Abnormal …

New York Essential Health Benefits – NY State of Health

info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov

2), primarily and customarily used to serve a medical purpose, 3). Generally …
Coverage includes wigs for members suffering from severe hairloss due to injury
or disease or treatment of a disease (e.g. chemotherapy). Internal Prosthetic
Devices. Covered if … (central/lateral incisor or cuspid) in a patient with an
otherwise.

NIH Clinical Center Patient Handbook

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Wigs for patients. Other services 35. Clinical Center galleries. Friends of the
Clinical Center. The NIH Children's School. Section Six. Other Useful Information
… largest clinical research hospital in the world. Clinical Center patients are
partners in research and your participation is invaluable to advancing medical
knowledge.

Getting certain goods VAT free if you have a disability: helpsheet

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Medical and surgical appliances. You won't have to pay VAT when you buy
medical or surgical appliances that are designed … specialist footwear and wigs.
Items that you can't buy VAT free include …. goods supplied to or for an in-patient
or out-patient of a hospital or to or for a resident of a nursing or care home where
the …

Examples of** Medical Expenses That Are Deductible – HUD

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Cosmetic surgery. Do not include in medical expenses amounts paid for
unnecessary cosmetic surgery. This applies to any procedure that is directed at
improving the patient's appearance and does not meaningfully promote the
proper function of the body or prevent or treat illness or disease. Procedures such
as face-lifts, …

Title 86 Part 130 Section 130.311 Drugs, Medicines, Medical

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Section 130.311 Drugs, Medicines, Medical Appliances and Grooming and
Hygiene Products a). General. With respect … States Food and Drug
Administration that are used for cancer treatment pursuant to a prescription, as
well …. be used in the treatment of patients but that do not directly substitute for a
malfunctioning part …