Pricing and Suppliers
Is it covered by Medicare Part B?
Medicare Part B covers specific therapeutic shoes (custom molded, depth shoe or specific modifications of one of these two types) if you have diabetes mellitus and one of the conditions: a. Previous amputation of the other foot, or part of either foot, or b. History of previous foot ulceration of either foot, or c. History of pre-ulcerative calluses of either foot, or d. Peripheral neuropathy with evidence of callus formation of either foot, or e. Foot deformity of either foot, or f. Poor circulation in either foot.
How can I purchase this product?
If you have coverage through Medicare Part B, you may be eligible to have this product covered by Medicare. You will need a written order prescribed by a provider enrolled in Medicare, so that you can purchase this product at a Durable Medical Equipment store that carries this type of product and accepts Medicare. You will need to pay deductibles and co-payment. The actual co-payment amount varies according to your state. If you do not have Medicare Part B or do not meet the requirements needed for coverage, you can find this product at pharmacies and medical supply stores. Please refer to table "Other Stores" below for suggestions on where to purchase and pricing (if there are no vendors listed and you would like to have information on suppliers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org)
The table below shows highest and lowest Medicare pricing across the country
|Description||Medicare DME co-payment Min / Max
|Diab shoe for density insert||
$13.18 / $17.57
If your insurance does not cover this product, you can purchase it directly from any store. A list of online stores and prices is provided below for your convenience. For updated prices, find it on the internet at https://woundreference.com/app/product?id=2323
* Indicates whether store accepts Medicare or commercial insurance, but may not apply to this specific product. See coding, coverage and reimubursement for more information.
The information on this handout is for your convenience and educational purposes only. All product claims and specifications are those of the product suppliers. It does not constitute medical advice or a guarantee for reimbursement. Prices may have changed and suppliers may not have product in stock. Please confirm accuracy and appropriateness of information with insurance carrier and product supplier. Clinician and WoundReference assume no liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products and insurance coverage.