MMC Benefits Handbook
Medical Supplies and Appliances
  • Devices used specifically as safety items or to affect performance in sports-related activities
  • Prescribed or non-prescribed medical supplies and disposable supplies. Examples include:
    • Elastic stockings
    • Ace bandages
    • Gauze and dressings
    • Ostomy supplies
  • Orthotic appliances that straighten or re-shape a body part (including some types of braces)
  • Tubings, nasal cannulas, connectors and masks are not covered except when used with durable medical equipment
  • Tubings and masks except when used in association with Durable Medical Equipment
  • Repair or replacement of DME or orthotics due to misuse, malicious damage or gross neglect or to replace lost or stolen items