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Veterans Affairs


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 nonhealing wounds at home. Tactile Medical local representatives will assist your healthcare team with appropriate patient selection, measuring for proper garments and arranging in-home training.

 

Veterans Affairs Order Process

To initiate a VA order, fax a completed consult document to the Prosthetics Department in your facility. Purchase orders or questions can be directed to VA@tactilemedical.com.

FSS: 36F79718D0519              NPI: 1427131424               DUNS: 146295980

How to Order the Flexitouch or Entre Systems


1. Complete product-specific consult

Product Name

  • Flexitouch Plus system (no substitutes) – Tactile Medical is the only distributor of the Flexitouch Plus system
  • Flexitouch system (no substitutes) – Tactile Medical is the only distributor of the Flexitouch system
  • Entre system (no substitutes) – Tactile Medical is the only distributor of the Entre system

Extremity(ies): Identification of the specific extremity(ies) affected is necessary to determine the garment(s) required

  • Upper extremity: Left, right or bilateral
  • Lower extremity: Left, right or bilateral
  • Head and neck

Medical Justification (examples include, but are not limited to):

  • Chronic swelling
  • Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)
  • Chronic wounds (i.e. venous stasis ulcers)
  • Leg ulcer healing
  • Recurrent cellulitis infections
  • Likelihood of tissue damage due to high pressure pump, radiation, lymph node dissection
  • Patient is at risk of truncal or genital edema
  • Failure of compression garment (difficulty maintaining reduction or compression is not further reducing edema)
  • Failure of basic pump (due to pain, displacement of fluid to the thigh or trunk, inability to tolerate high pressures of a basic pump)

The Flexitouch systems and garments for legs, arms, trunk, and chest are intended for use by medical professionals and patients who are under medical supervision, for the treatment of many conditions such as:

  • Lymphedema
  • Primary lymphedema (CVI)
  • Post mastectomy edema
  • Edema following trauma and sports injuries
  • Post immobilization edema
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Reducing wound healing time
  • Treatment and assistance in healing stasis dermatitis, venous stasis ulcers, or arterial and diabetic leg ulcers

The Flexitouch systems and garments for the head and neck are intended for use by medical professionals and patients who are under medical supervision for:

  • Treatment of head and neck lymphedema

The Entre system is intended for use by medical professionals and patients who are under medical supervision, for the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Chronic edema
  • Lymphedema
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Wound healing

Standard Protocol:

  • Consult with your local Tactile Medical representative for recommended protocol

HCPCS Codes:

  • Each system includes a controller unit (E0652: Flexitouch system) and relevant garment(s): E0669 (calf/foot garment), E0667 (full leg), E0668 (arm). Applicable accessories (trunk, vest for head and neck, and head garments) are included with the cost of the controller unit.

2. Submit completed consult to the Prosthetics Department

 

3. A Tactile Medical local representative will contact the veteran to obtain measurements

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