Find New Resources on Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

Durable medical equipment (DME) is equipment that helps people complete activities of daily living. DME includes a variety of items, such as wheelchairs, walkers, oxygen tanks, orthotics, and more.

Young man helping older man in wheelchairHowever, Medicare has very specific rules around the types of DME it covers, and how a beneficiary can obtain DME, both in terms of how it needs to be “prescribed” and where the individual can purchase DME.

The Medicare Rights Center has developed a suite of resources for us that help consumers and professionals better understand DME rules. These include:

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