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Lymphedema Compression Treatment Items Now Covered by Medicare

Posted Mar 22, 2024

A new benefit category has been established for Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) for standard and custom-fitted compression garments and additional lymphedema compression treatment items that are primarily and customarily used to serve a medical purpose.

As of January 1, 2024, lymphedema compression treatment items are a covered service for Medicare members. Read the Provider Alert for more details...