Lobbying Relationship

Client

United States Medical Compression Alliance

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Lobbying firm

McDermott+Consulting LLC

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  • Regulatory implementation of the Lymphedema Treatment Act.

Duration: to

General Issues: Medicare/Medicaid

Spending: about $40,000 (But it's complicated. Here's why.)

Agencies lobbied since 2023: U.S. Senate, Office of Management & Budget (OMB), House of Representatives

Affiliated organizations: medi USA; SIGVARIS GROUP; L&R USA, Inc.; Juzo; essity

Related Foreign Entities: Essity Aktiebolag (Stockholm, SWE); contribution to lobbying: $0; ownership 100%; Lohmann & Rauscher International GmbH & Co. KG (Wien, AUT); contribution to lobbying: $0; ownership 100%; Sigvaris Holding AG (Appenzell, Swittzerland 9050, SUI); contribution to lobbying: $0; ownership 100%; Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH (Bayreuth 95448, GER); contribution to lobbying: $0; ownership 100%; Uwe Schettler (86551 Aichach, GER); contribution to lobbying: $0; ownership 100%

Lobbyists

Lobbyists named here were listed on a filing related to this lobbying engagement. They may not be working on it now. Occasionally, a single lobbyist whose name is spelled two different ways on filings may be represented twice here.

Lobbyist Covered positions?
Rodney Whitlock 2011-2015: Health Policy Director, Sen. Chuck Grassley; 2005-2010: Health Policy Advisor, Senate Finance Committee; 2003-2005: Legislative Director, Rep. Charlie Norwood; 1997-2002: Legislative Assistant, Rep. Charlie Norwood
Leigh Feldman 2016-2017: Senate Finance Committee (Detailee)
Christopher Salmen n/a

Disclosures Filed

Once a lobbying engagement begins, the lobbyist or firm is required to file updates four times a year. Those updates sometimes change which lobbyists are involved or add new issues being discussed. When lobbyists stop working for a client, the firm is also supposed to file a report disclosing the end of the relationship.

Termination
Q4 Report
Registration
Q3 Report
Registration

Source: Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and Secretary of the Senate

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