Does Medicare cover wigs?

Hair can be a powerful expression of individuality and cultural identity but for some people with cancer, radiation and chemotherapy treatments, hair loss is a side effect. Women said their hair loss felt like a loss of individuality and attractiveness according to a Danish study. Although hair prosthetics, which include wigs, can help the individual feel more comfortable and confident during treatment and recovery; however, most Medicare plans don’t cover them. Read article here…

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