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Lymphedema advocates push for broader coverage

Medicare currently pays for pump therapy, but not compression garments and other supplies
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04/22/2016

WASHINGTON – Lymphedema advocates took to Capitol Hill last week to gain support for legislation that would address a gap in treatment coverage for the chronic and often debilitating condition.

Sigvaris sponsors lymphedema, wound care certification

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04/09/2015

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Sigvaris and the International Lymphedema & Wound Care Training Institute have teamed up to offer what they say is the only certification program focused on wound care and lymphedema.

Letter to the editor

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04/26/2010

I would like to submit a clarification that might make the intent and provisions of H.R. 4662, the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010, a little clearer.

Bill lobbies for compression garments

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03/10/2010

Introduced Feb. 23 by Rep. Larry Kissell, D-N.C., the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010, would improve the diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema under the Medicare program. Among other things, the bill, H. R. 4662, seeks to establish Medicare coverage for compression bandage systems, compression garments and compression devices.