May 3, 2018
Did you know under the OSSTF Benefits Plan, your coverage for surgical stockings is: up to a maximum of six (6) pairs per plan year on a reasonable and customary basis? The plan year is September to August.
To avoid delays in processing your surgical stocking claims, please complete and sign the Extended Health Care Claim form and attach the following information:
Ensure all applicable sections of the claim form are completed and include copies of primary payment if coordination of benefits (COB) is required. Please send this information as instructed on the form.
If you have either lymphedema or a hypertrophic scar, you can apply for coverage with the Assistive Devices Program (ADP).
ADP’s allowance is 75% of the cost of:
NOTE: Varicose veins, diabetes, thromboses are not eligible under the ADP.
To apply to the ADP, please work with your service provider. If the ADP does not cover the full cost of your expense, you can submit the remainder to OSSTF Benefits Plan via My Claims or completing the Extended Health Benefit Claim form (776kB PDF).
Questions about the ADP? You can learn more at: Garments, pumps and braces.
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