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Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers durable medical equipment (DME) that your doctor prescribes for use in your home.


In certain circumstances, the DME that Medicare covers includes, but isn't limited to:
·         Air-fluidized beds
·         Blood sugar monitors and diabetic testing strips
·         Canes (however, white canes for the blind aren't covered)
·         Commode chairs
·         Crutches
·         Home oxygen equipment and supplies
·         Hospital beds
·         Infusion pumps (and some medicines used in infusion pumps if considered reasonable and necessary)
·         Nebulizers (and some medicines used in nebulizers if considered reasonable and necessary)
·         Patient lifts
·         Suction pumps
·         Traction equipment
·         Walkers
·         Wheelchairs

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