Summary

                            A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items as items of durable medical equipment.

Introduced in Senate
Lymphedema Treatment Act

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover
certain lymphedema compression treatment items as durable medical equipment
under Medicare. (Lyphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention and
tissue swelling that is caused when the lymph system is damaged or blocked.)



                        

Actions

  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

    Mar 2nd, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Mar 2nd, 2017