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Durable Medical Equipment

Benefit overview

TRICARE will cover durable medical equipment when prescribed by a doctor. Durable medical equipment is an item needed to improve quality of life. Examples include oxygen equipment, a wheelchair, crutches or blood testing strips for diabetics.

How this benefit helps

This benefit helps service members and their families by covering the cost of equipment required to improve the quality of life of TRICARE beneficiaries.

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TRICARE can help pay for medical equipment.

TRICARE may cover the cost of renting or purchasing equipment to improve your quality of life.

How to access this benefit

Contact TRICARE to find out more about your eligibility for durable medical equipment.


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