United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Medical Equipment and Supplies
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20420-0002
Distance: 253 Miles
Sells medical equipment/supplies that are used for health-related issues
Durable Medical Equipment (DME) is used by people with a disability, ongoing health concerns or those recovering from home after a hospital stay.
This is a source of prosthetic and orthotic services, sensory aids, medical equipment and support services for Veterans.
Equipment and services to Veterans include:
* Artificial limbs/orthotics
* Automobile adaptive equipment
* Clothing allowance
* Durable medical equipment, home oxygen, and wheelchairs
* Eyeglasses and hearing aids
* Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA) program
* Home oxygen
* Other related device/service
Medical Equipment and Supplies
- Limb Prostheses
- Oxygen Equipment and Supplies
- Prosthetic Lenses: Conventional Eyeglasses
For some types of DMEs, a supplier that has been awarded a contract by Medicare must be used. To determine if Medicare will pay for DMEs from this provider, use the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website to see if they are an approved provider.
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This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Advocacy - Center for Women Veterans
- Burial and Memorial Benefits
- Caregiver Support - Veterans
- CHAMPVA Health Care Program
- Crisis Line
- Directory of Professionals - Veterans Administration (VA) Facilities
- Home Loan Eligibility and Benefits Services
- Information and Support - National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD)
- Life Insurance Program
- National Cemetery Administration
- Pension Benefits Programs
- Resources for Homeless Veterans
- Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success) Program
- Veteran Benefits Assistance
- Veteran Community Care Program
- Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC)
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
LH-0600.3000-300Hearing Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide amplification equipment for people who have impaired but correctable hearing. Included are hearing aids that are placed in the canal, in the ear (ITE or intraural), or behind the ear (BTE); eyeglasses aids; body aids; and vibrotactile aids which vibrate to assist the wearer to recognize speech and increase environmental awareness.
LH-0600.6500-650Orthopedic/Orthotic Devices Definition
Programs that pay for or provide internal orthopedic devices (such as hip and knee implants, spinal fusion implants, fracture fixation devices and reconstructive joint devices or bone matrix devices) to provide stability or correct problems that currently exist there; or external orthotic appliances such as back and leg braces, corsets, splints, heel cups, arch supports, insoles and other equipment that is prescribed to remediate problems caused by fractures, arthritis, bone disease or disorders of the back, hips, spine, hands and other extremities.
LH-0600.6500-700Prosthetic Devices Definition
Programs that pay for or provide and train recipients in the use of artificial arms, hands, feet, legs and portions of legs, some of which are battery operated and utilize the movement of remaining muscle groups to control the strength and direction of motion.
LH-0650.0500Assistive Technology Equipment Sales Definition
Programs that sell new, used and/or reconditioned assistive technology products on a retail or discount basis.
LH-5000Medical Equipment/Supplies Definition
Programs that pay for or provide necessary in-home hospital equipment, monitoring devices, respiratory aids, prevention kits and other medical supplies that are required by people who want to prevent the transmission of an infectious disease, are coping with the effects of a chronic health condition or disability or are convalescing following surgery or illness. Included are programs that provide medical equipment on a loan basis as well as those that provide equipment that people can keep.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
YZ-8800Veteran/Military Personnel Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of veterans or military personnel and their interests.