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View the 1998 Federal Breast Cancer Reconstruction Law, which required insurance providers to cover reconstruction in connection with mastectomy.

Read your State Laws regarding reconstruction insurance coverage.

St. Charles Surgical Hospital


Insurance plans that cover mastectomies are required by law to also cover both the breast reconstruction surgery and surgery of the other breast to achieve symmetry. Our patient support staff is well experienced in working with all major insurers and will help you work through the details of your individual insurance plan to help keep your out-of-pocket expenses to an absolute minimum.

In an ongoing effort to keep our patients’ out of pocket expenses to an absolute minimum, the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery is pleased to be contracted as an In-Network Provider for many insurance companies. Please see the list below for reference. If your company is not listed, please call the Center and speak to one of our insurance specialists as we are often able to arrange for coverage of our services on an individual basis. If your individual plan under any of the listed companies doesn’t have our practice listed, please contact us. If you have experienced a denial of coverage from your insurer, please communicate this to our insurance specialists as problems with approval are often overcome with the proper documentation and support.

In network with:
Three Rivers Provider Network (see full list .pdf)
National Preferred Provider Network (see full list .pdf)
National Health Benefits Corporation (see full list .pdf)
First Health

Contact us for more information:
Insurance & Billing Manager
Cappy Taylor
Telephone: 888.899.2288

The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery, affiliated with the St. Charles Surgical Hospital—the only hospital in the world dedicated to breast reconstruction for women facing breast cancer—was established to serve as a dedicated center of excellence for women seeking the most advanced methods of breast reconstruction. Craig A. Blum, MD; Frank J. DellaCroce, MD, FACS; Scott K. Sullivan, MD, FACS; Chris Trahan, MD, FACS; and M. Whitten Wise, MD are pioneers in the art of rebuilding breasts lost to cancer, preventive mastectomy, developmental defects, and deformities associated with previous surgery. Their sophisticated microsurgical techniques allow for recreation of the breast with natural tissue while preserving strength and restoring beauty. Together, with our Breast Oncology team Surgical Breast Oncologist W. Karl Ordoyne, M.D., FACS and Clinical Breast Oncologist Alan Stolier, M.D., FACS, they comprise a group of international leaders in breast cancer surgery options, pioneering groundbreaking procedures including nipple sparing mastectomy, the Stacked DIEP, the Gluteal Hip Flap, the BODY LIFT Flap®, and the APEX Flap. They have performed thousands of breast reconstruction procedures for women facing breast cancer, seeking BRCA risk reduction, or searching for solutions to existing breast deformities. Their Center is tailored and staffed to cater to the needs of clientele who travel from all over the world for their services. For more information please visit or

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