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Huntleigh Hydroven Flowtron 3 Lymphedema Pump Sequential Circulator 3008 Lymphedema Pump Bio Compression Sequential Circulator SC3004
  • Adjustable pressure to meet individual needs.
  • Lightweight and durable leg and arm garments.
  • Quiet, vibration free pump for fewer disturbances.
  • Lightweight and easy to use.
  • Stimulates circulation to promote wound healing.
  • Eight individual chambers with a quick 30 second inflate cycle!
  • Stimulates Circulation to Promote Wound Healing
  • Delivers Continuous Flow
  • Lightweight, Portable, Easy to Use & Cost-Effective
Huntleigh Flowtron FPR Lymphedma Pump Lymphedema Pump Sequential Circulator SC2004 CircuFlow 5150 Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Pump
  • Snap lock connectors for easy set up
  • Offers both single and three chamber compression
  • Lightweight and portable, use in the clinic or at home
  • Reduces pain felt by lymphedema patients.
  • Promotes lymphatic flow by moving fluid.
  • Stimulates circulation to promote wound healing.
  • Lightweight pump with quite operation.
  • 4 chamber operation.
  • Bilateral operation.
CircuFlow 5200 Multi Chamber Compression Pump
  • 4 chamber garment operation.
  • Two modes of operation--Gradient Mode or Pressure Mode.
  • Treats chronic venous and lymphatic disorders.
   
 

Medicare's Criteria for Lymphedema Pumps


Pneumatic compression devices/Lymphedema Pumps are only covered for the treatment of lymphedema or for the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency with venous stasis ulcers. If the coverage criteria below are not met, the devices will be denied as they will not be medically necessary.


LYMPHEDEMA: The swelling of subcutaneous tissues due to the accumulation of excessive lymph fluid. The accumulation of lymph fluid results from impairment to the normal clearing function of the lymphatic system and/or from an
excessive production of lymph. Lymphedema is divided into two broad, uncommon, chronic conditions which may be due to causes such as Milroy's Disease or congenital anomalies. Secondary lymphedema, which is much more common, results from the destruction of or damage to formerly functioning lymphatic channels, such as radical surgical procedures with
removal of regional groups of lymph nodes (for example, after radical mastectomy), post-radiation fibrosis, and spread of malignant tumors to regional lymph nodes with lymphatic obstruction, among other causes.


The trial of conservative therapy must include use of an appropriate compression bandage system or compression garment, exercise, and elevation of the limb. The garment may be prefabricated or custom-fabricated but must provide adequate graduated compression.

Pneumatic compression devices are covered in the home setting for the treatment of lymphedema if the patient has undergone a four-week trial of conservative therapy and the treating physician determines that there has been no significant improvement or if significant symptoms remain
after the trial.

CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY WITH VENOUS STASIS ULCERS: Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) of the lower extremities is a condition caused by abnormalities of the venous wall and valves, leading to obstruction or reflux of blood flow in the veins. Signs of CVI include hyperpigmentation, stasis dermatitis, chronic edema, and venous ulcers.

Pneumatic compression devices are covered in the home setting for the treatment of CVI of the lower extremities only if the patient has one or more venous stasis ulcers which have failed to heal after a six month trial of conservative therapy directed by the treating physician. The trial of conservative therapy must include a compression bandage system or compression garment, appropriate dressings for the wound, exercise, and elevation of the limb.

Yes, you have read it correctly. Medicare has made obtaining coverage for this product almost impossible.