If you’re recovering from an operation or an illness, you may need extra help.
Maybe you need a wheelchair to get around, an oxygen tank to help you breathe or supplies to help you manage diabetes. Or maybe you've had a baby and need breastfeeding supplies like a breast pump. That's durable medical equipment, or DME.
First, you’ll need a prescription. As with medication, your doctor can tell you what equipment you’ll need and write you a prescription for it.
Then, you’ll need to find a supplier that takes your plan. Simply use our Find a Doctor tool on bcbsm.com or our mobile app, and search for durable medical equipment.
You might also want to check your plan benefits. The best way to get information about your plan is to log in to your account. You can do that using our website or through our mobile app.
Once you log in:
You can always give us a call. Just use the number on the back of your Blue Cross ID card.