Lymph • edema (lim – fa – DEE – ma) is chronic swelling (edema) caused by a build up of fluid (lymph) that occurs when the lymphatic system is either faulty or damaged. There is no cure for lymphedema, but it can be effectively treated. Learn more >
The Lymphedema Treatment Act (LTA) is a federal bill that aims to improve insurance coverage for the medically necessary, doctor-prescribed compression supplies that are the cornerstone of lymphedema treatment. Learn more >
**NOTE: The Lymphedema Treatment Act was reintroduced into the House on 2/7/17. It will be reintroduced in the Senate very soon. Please contact your members of Congress! To be notified when Senate reintroduction occurs please subscribe to our Newsletter.**
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