Covered Durable Medical Equipment Items and Brands
Durable Medical Equipment (DME) is certain medical equipment ordered by your doctor for medical reasons. Generally, CarePlus covers any DME that is covered by Original Medicare. The list below tells you which brands and manufacturers of DME are covered under our benefit plans.
PDFCovered Durable Medical Equipment Items and Brands (link opens in new window)
Beneficiaries must have both Medicare Part A and Part B. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium. The Part B premium may be covered through your State Medicaid Program.
CareNeeds PLUS (Full Benefit D-SNP) - This plan is available to anyone receiving both Medicare and Medicaid-covered services: Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMB+), Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries (SLMB+), and other Full Benefit Dual Eligibles (FBDE).
CareNeeds (Dual Eligible Subset) - This plan is available to anyone receiving both Medicare and some level of financial assistance from Medicaid: Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMB), Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries (SLMB), Qualifying Individuals (QI), and Qualified Disabled and Working Individuals (QDWI).
* Your benefits may vary depending on your level of Medicaid eligibility. Premiums, copays, coinsurance, and deductibles may vary based on the level of Extra Help you receive. Please contact the plan for further details.
CarePlus is a Coordinated Care plan with a Medicare contract and a contract with the Florida Medicaid program. Enrollment in CarePlus depends on contract renewal. CareNeeds (HMO SNP) and CareNeeds PLUS (HMO SNP) are sponsored by CarePlus Health Plans, Inc. and the State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration.