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Diabetic Shoes and Insoles

Posted On:July 23, 2019 by Hart Medical Equipment in: Diabetes, General, Product Spotlight

  Did you know your insurance may cover the purchase of a pair of Diabetic Shoes and Insoles? What exactly are Diabetic Shoes? They are specially designed shoes intended to offer protection for diabetic feet and reduce the risk of skin breakdown, primarily in cases of poor circulation, neuropathy and foot deformities. They're specifically constructed to provide pain relief and enhanced levels of comfort. In order to qualify for diabetic shoes and insoles through Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans, patients must be diagnosed with diabetes and a related issue with their feet. Most insurances will reimburse for one pair of diabetic shoes and three pair of insoles per year, as well as other accommodations to insoles like toe filler. There are two items of documentation required: office notes and a prescription. Hart Medical Equipment has an order form to help with the ordering process.  Insurance requires that patients see their physician for what’s called

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