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Important notice

COVID-19: Information in effect as of January 8, 2021

Our services are available online and by telephone. In compliance with the new sanitary measures and to limit physical contact, our offices are no longer accessible. If you have any questions, please refer to the webpage Questions and answers about our services during the pandemic.

Changes to the reimbursement program for persons suffering from lymphedema

Changes to the Program Regarding Bandages and Compression Garments Used to Treat Lymphedema came into effect on August 22, 2018. Persons age 18 and over who qualify for the program can now obtain a reimbursement for the following supplies per 12-month period and per limb affected:

  • 1 set of multilayer bandages
  • 3 day-time elastic compression garments
  • 1 non-elastic compression garment
  • 1 night-time compression garment
  • 1 compression garment accessory

For persons under age 18, the number or reimbursable supplies per year continues to be doubled.

These changes also cover:

  • 75% of the purchase cost, up to the maximum amount set for persons age 18 and over
  • 100% of the cost for persons under age 18, as well as for persons eligible for a last-resort financial assistance program or the Aim for Employment Program under the Individual and Family Assistance Act, up to the maximum set amount