S.518: Lymphedema Treatment Act

About This Bill

Bill Cosponsors

60 (38 Democrats, 2 Independent Democrats, 20 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Lymphedema Treatment Act 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)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 14
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Feb. 14

Introduced in the Senate by Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

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