Mastectomy Program

Time Program Code Friday, March 3
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM   Mastectomy Program
Cultural Considerations in Post-Mastectomy Care
An overview of the increased recognition of the importance of socio-cultural factors when addressing breast cancer, fitting of external breast prostheses, and continued post-mastectomy care.
10:05 AM - 12:15 PM   Mastectomy Program
Let’s Document a Post-Mastectomy Appointment
A step-by-step look at the mastectomy fitting documentation process.
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM   Mastectomy Program
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
2:05 PM - 2:35 PM   Mastectomy Program
Monopoly Money? The Basics of Negotiating Post-Mastectomy Payer Contracts
Most insurance contracts are presented in a one-page, “take it or leave it; be glad we agreed to give you a contract” approach. But post-mastectomy products and services are necessary and vital to breast cancer survivors and should be valued as quality healthcare services. This presentation will look at the basic business principles and current post-mastectomy trends that effect the delivery of post-mastectomy services.
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM   Mastectomy Program
Fitting Generations: The Rise of Breast Cancer in Young Women
While most breast cancers are found in women who are 50 and older, 11 percent of all new cases of breast cancer in the United States are found in women younger than 39 years of age.
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM   Mastectomy Program

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