To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items as items of durable medical equipment.
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Mar 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 25, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 25, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3877 (113th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 930.
H.R. 1608 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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