Summary: H.R.1608 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1608. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/25/2015)

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. (Lymphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling that is caused when the lymphatic system is damaged or blocked.)