The Therapeutic Shoe Bill: Medicare coverage for prescription footwear for diabetic patients

Foot Ankle Int. 2005 Jan;26(1):42-5. doi: 10.1177/107110070502600108.

Abstract

This article describes the extent of coverage and the process of obtaining Medicare coverage for prescription footwear for patients with diabetes and reflects policies in effect as of April 1, 2004.

MeSH terms

  • Diabetic Foot / economics*
  • Diabetic Foot / therapy
  • Eligibility Determination
  • Humans
  • Insurance Coverage / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Medicare / classification
  • Medicare / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Shoes / classification
  • Shoes / economics*
  • United States