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Joachim Zuther, Lymphedema Specialist. Read more
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A Message from the Lymphedema Treatment Act

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As of this writing, HR 2499 has 62 cosponsors!  Please help us reach our goal of getting to 100 this year.  At the end of this newsletter you’ll find the cosponsor list as of this publication – if you do not see your Representative’s name please write again at your earliest convenience, using the . . . → Read More: A Message from the Lymphedema Treatment Act

Update on the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010

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I would like to share with you an update from Heather Ferguson on the recent stakeholder’s meeting in Washington, DC regarding the latest version of  the “Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010” (former Bill HR 4662). I am glad that the meeting was extremely productive and that a high level of . . . → Read More: Update on the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010

Another important H.R. 4662 Update

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I would like to share with you a letter from Larry Kissell, the Congressman from North Carolina who introduced H.R. 4662, Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010 to all members of the Lymphedema community (see below).

Thank you Congressman Kissell, and congratulations on getting re-elected on November 2!

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More Updates on H.R. 4662 – the Lymphedema Treatment Act

TweetDear Members of the Lymphedema Community:

I received a letter from Heather Ferguson, the young mom from North Carolina who was instrumental in securing the coverage for treatment of Lymphedema in North Carolina. I would like to share this letter with you below; it answers a lot of questions you may have in regard to . . . → Read More: More Updates on H.R. 4662 – the Lymphedema Treatment Act

Update on H.R. 4662 – the Lymphedema Treatment Act

TweetI am pleased to share with you that the brand new Lymphedema Treatment Act Website is now up and running. This important website thoroughly informs readers on the finer points of H.R. 4663, the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Savings Act of 2010, which was introduced by Congressman Larry Kissel.

It also informs individuals . . . → Read More: Update on H.R. 4662 – the Lymphedema Treatment Act

Support the Lymphedema Treatment Bill

TweetSome of you may know that the Medicare Lymphedema Treatment Bill was officially introduced to the House of Representatives on February 23, 2010 by Congressman Larry Kissel of North Carolina as HR 4662. As of September 2010, this bill has 53 co-sponsors.

Heather Ferguson from North Carolina was instrumental in securing the coverage for . . . → Read More: Support the Lymphedema Treatment Bill