Durable Medical Equipment

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) refers to the following categories of equipment and related supplies for use in a beneficiary’s home:

  • Inexpensive or routinely purchased items
  • Capped rental/purchased equipment
  • Equipment requiring frequent and substantial servicing
  • Oxygen and oxygen equipment
  • Related medical supplies
  • Service and repair
  • Other individually priced items
  • Enteral nutrition equipment

DMA has designated Roche Diagnostics Corporation Diabetes Care as the preferred manufacturer for glucose meters, test strips, control solutions, lancets and lancing devices. diabetic supply questions to ACCU-CHEK Customer Care at 877-906-8969.

Clinical Coverage Policy 5A-1, 5A-2 and 5A-3, Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies (effective 7/1/2017)

Face-to-Face Encounters - Questions and Answers (effective 7/1/2017)

Fee Schedules (effective 1/1/2016)

Non-Covered Services and Exceptions for Medical Necessity (effective 7/1/2017)

Update to Manual Pricing Calculation for Prior Approval and Claims Processing (effective5/1/2017)


Forms for Durable Medical Equipment, Orthotics and Prosthetics


ACCU-CHECK Customer Care (diabetic supply question)
Phone: 877-906-8969

Medical Assistance Clinical Section
Phone: 919-855-4310
Fax: 919-715-9451
Email: john.vitiello@dhhs.nc.gov