If you’re the recipient of Medicare, you may be able to access back, leg, knee, and ankle braces that are fully covered by your insurance plan. The team at Affinity Medical Supplies can help match you to a brace that is covered by your Medicare insurance. Talk to a Specialist
Is back brace covered by Medicare?
Medicare requires a face-to-face exam with a signed prescription from your provider for brace coverage. The formal terminology for a back brace is lumbosacral orthosis. When a medical condition requires it, all back braces are under Medicare coverage. Coverage for back braces and supports include lumbosacral orthoses.
Is back support covered by health insurance?
Did you know that your Back Brace or Back Support is covered by your health insurance company? Yes that’s right your insurance company will cover the purchase of back support, now your insurance company will only cover back supports that have a HCPCS code pronounced “hicks-picks”.
Is wrist support covered by Medicare?
Yes, Medicare will cover wrist support braces. Wrist support braces are another type of Durable Medical Equipment. Benefits include all wrist supports, braces, and stabilizers. Wrist supports may provide some pain relief due to medical conditions such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other wrist strains or sprains.
Does my insurance plan cover back braces?
Can I get braces with Medicare?
Medicare only considers braces to be cosmetic. There are instances where braces are needed for medical reasons and medicare will cover those. But for comfortable teeth, good looking teeth, Medicare will not cover. Because of this we do offer payment plans with low monthly payments.
Does Medicare cover back braces?
Medicare will cover back braces as long as they are deemed medically necessary durable medical equipment (DME) and prescribed by a doctor. Medicare Part B covers 80% of the cost, while you cover 20% plus any Part B deductible that is left. A Medigap plan can help you cover your part of the cost.
Will Medicare pay for braces?
Usually, Medicare will pay 80% of allowable charges for your back brace and you pay 20% plus any unpaid Part B deductible, provided that your doctor accepts Medicare assignment and your medical device supplier participates in the Medicare program. Your doctor must prescribe the brace as medically necessary.
Does Medicare Part B cover lumbar braces?
If you’re in need of a back brace (lumbosacral orthosis) due to back pain, you may be wondering if Medicare will cover it. Medicare will cover back braces as long as they are deemed medically necessary durable medical equipment (DME) and prescribed by a doctor. Medicare Part B covers 80% of the cost , while you cover 20% plus any Part B deductible that is left.