This bill includes certain lymphedema compression treatment items as covered durable medical equipment under Medicare. (Lymphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling that is caused when the lymphatic system is damaged or blocked.)
It is currently introduced in the United States Senate as S. 1315 Lymphedema Treatment Act. The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) officially has endorsed this bill and works with the Lymphedema Advocacy Group to stay engaged on this legislation.
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