H.R.1948: Lymphedema Treatment Act of 2019

About This Bill

Bill Cosponsors

228 (132 Democrats, 96 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Lymphedema Treatment Act of 2019 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.)

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.1948.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 28
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 28

Introduced in the House by Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.)

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