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 >

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ActNowButStatus-smallRead a copy of the bill and see if your Representative is a cosponsor of the LTA.

ActNowButVid-smallThis five-minute video explains why passage of the LTA is so important to the millions of Americans with lymphedema.