Durable Medical Equipment

DME, supplies and prosthetic devices (artificial body parts) given by a doctor to make disease, illness or injury better are covered when they are medically necessary. 

What is a covered service?

You may need an approval ahead of time from us for some of these items.

All custom-made Durable Medical Equipment (DME) requires prior authorization. 

Other DME also may require prior authorization.

We do not cover:

  • Equipment and supplies only used for exercise.
  • Equipment and supplies only used for making a room or home more comfortable such as these:
    • Air conditioners
    • Air filters
    • Air purifiers
    • Spas
    • Swimming pools
    • Elevators
  • Hygiene and beauty supplies.
  • Experimental or research equipment.
  • More than one piece of equipment that does the same thing.