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Lymphedema Treatment Plans for Veterans

Helping Veterans Manage Their Condition

We are honored to be listed on the Federal Supply Schedule (36F79718D0519), allowing us to help veterans successfully manage chronic swelling and venous insufficiency at home. Tactile Medical local representatives will assist your healthcare team with appropriate patient selection, measuring for proper garments and arranging in-home training.


Purchase orders should be faxed to 1.866.529.6080 and questions can be directed to:

FSS: 36F79718D0519              NPI: 1427131424               DUNS: 146295980

How to Order the Flexitouch


1. Place consult under general Prosthetics request

Flexitouch Plus by Tactile Medical, HCPCS: E0652
Send orders to Tactile Medical’s secure VA fax line: 1.866.529.6080


2. Specify location of edema

Possible examples:

  • Bilateral/Unilateral Lower Extremity (Full Leg + Trunk, Full Leg, or Half Leg)
  • Bilateral/Unilateral Upper Extremity (with or without trunk)
  • Trunk/abdominal and/or genital only
  • Head and Neck


3. Document medical necessity for Flexitouch Plus

Possible examples:

  • Veteran has used compression and/or bandaging but symptoms persist with little to no improvement (difficulty maintaining reduction or not further reducing edema)
  • Marked hyperkeratosis with hyperpigmentation
  • Stasis dermatitis
  • Skin breakdown with persisting lymphorrhea (skin weeping)
  • Papillomatosis (warts, nodules, papules)
  • Deformity of Elephantiasis
  • Venous leg ulcers and/or wounds
  • Episode(s) of infection/cellulitis
  • Impaired speech and/or swallowing
  • Difficulty chewing, breathing, and/or managing secretions
  • Peau d’orange
  • Chest and/or axillary swelling
  • Truncal, genital and/or abdominal swelling
  • Axillary cording

Other symptoms:

  • Impaired ROM
  • Impaired mobility
  • Sensation of heaviness, fullness, tightness, aching, fatigue



  • Lymphedema
  • Primary lymphedema
  • Post mastectomy edema
  • Edema following trauma or sports injuries
  • Post immobilization edema
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Reducing wound healing time
  • Stasis dermatitis, venous stasis ulcers or arterial and diabetic leg ulcers
  • Head and neck lymphedema
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Need help now? We’re here for you.

Call us at 1.833.3TACTILE (1-833-382-2845)

7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT, Saturday

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