Durable Medical Equipment (DME) claims

TRICARE covers Durable Medical Equipment (DME) when prescribed by a physician and includes, but is not limited to, items such as wheelchairs, CPAP machines, crutches, etc.

If you are submitting a claim for DME, you must include a prescription or a Certificate of Medical Necessity (CMN) from your provider*. The CMN must include the length of need (rent to own DME is based on a 15-month rental and CMN needs to show a 15-month length of need) and should be faxed to (608) 221-7542.

*Excludes breast milk storage bags

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