TRICARE covers durable medical equipment (DME) when prescribed by a physician. DME is defined as an item that:
TRICARE covers DME that:
DME may be rented or purchased. However, your regional contractor will decide if a DME should be rented or purchased based on whether it is more economical and appropriate.
TRICARE also covers:
TRICARE may cover:
TRICARE doesn't cover:
This list of covered services is not all inclusive. TRICARE covers services that are medically necessary and considered proven. There are special rules or limits on certain services, and some services are excluded.
Last Updated 6/5/2018
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