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Lymphedema advocates push for broader coverage

Medicare currently pays for pump therapy, but not compression garments and other supplies

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.

Lymphedema advocates take to the Hill


WASHINGTON – Actress Kathy Bates joined the Lymphedema Advocacy Group and other advocates on Capitol Hill today in support of The Lymphedema Treatment Act. The bill seeks to improve Medicare coverage of compression supplies to treat lymphedema.