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Florida Medicaid’s Covered Services and HCBS Waivers

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and Medical Supplies

Medicaid reimburses for durable medical equipment (DME) and medical supplies appropriate for use in the recipient’s home.
DME may be rented, purchased or rented-to-purchase.

Examples of reimbursable equipment and supplies include:

  • Augmentative and assistive communication devices
  • Commodes
  • Diabetic equipment and supplies including blood glucose meters, test strips, syringes, and lancets
  • Enteral nutrition supplements
  • Hospital type beds and accessories
  • Mobility aids including canes, crutches, walkers, and wheelchairs
  • Orthopedic footwear, orthotic, and prosthetic devices
  • Ostomy and urological supplies
  • Respiratory equipment and supplies including nebulizers and oxygen
  • Suction pumps
  • Wheelchairs

This service is one of the minimum covered services for all Managed Medical Assistance, Long-Term Care and Comprehensive Long-Term Care plans serving Medicaid enrollees.

Eligibility

All Medicaid recipients may receive medically necessary DME and medical supplies services in accordance with coverage and limitations requirements.

Resource Information

Information on Medicaid health plans and services is available on the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care webpage.

The Florida Medicaid coverage policies, fee schedules, and Rule are available on the Agency Website.