Glossary

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Durable medical equipment (DME)

Durable medical equipment (DME) is:

  • Designed for prolonged use.
  • For a specific therapeutic or clinical purpose, or to assist in the treatment of an injury or illness.
  • Medically necessary (meeting all plan medical necessity criteria).
  • Primarily and customarily used only for a medical purpose.

See the exclusion lists in your plan's certificate of coverage (COC) for examples of DME that are not covered.