Compression Stockings and Insurance Reimbursement
Medical Compression stockings are, in
most cases, a benefit with extended health care plans and can be reimbursed with the proper documentation.
It is necessary to have:
A Prescription, complete with your name, Diagnosis,
Physician’s signature and Compression Factor (E,G 20-30mmHg)
Receipt showing that your product
is paid in full with the Model #, Style Name and brand of stocking that you purchased
Examples of Insurance Coverage in Ontario:
Great West Life – Prescribed by an M.D/ Maximum 4 pairs per
Financial – Prescribed by M.D/ Maximum 4 pairs per calendar year.
Sunlife – Prescribed by M.D/ Maximum 2 pairs per calendar