Summary: S.497 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/02/2017)

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.)