Action Alert! Access to DIEP Reconstruction at Risk

Women in the United States are about to lose access to DIEP flap breast reconstruction, thanks to an obscure insurance coding change by the government that happened in 2019 and is set to take full effect by 2024. has written an excellent article explaining the situation here.

Is this an issue YOU want to get involved in? There is a way you can! 

The government must reverse the coding change and restore access to DIEP flap reconstruction, and the more people they hear from, the more likely a result that will support ALL women’s various choices!

Breast reconstruction plastic surgeon Dr. Elisabeth Potter is leading an advocacy effort on this matter – visit her website at for form letters and a how-to guide for contacting your Congressional representatives today!

Published by Not Putting on a Shirt

Founder of Not Putting on a Shirt, a mastectomy patients' rights organization that advocates for optimal surgical outcomes for patients going flat.

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