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NC Department of Health and Human Services
NC Division of
Medical Assistance

Durable Medical Equipment

DMA Clinical Policy and Programs
Phone Number 919-855-4310
Fax 919-715-9451

Durable medical equipment (DME) refers to the following categories of equipment and related supplies for use in a recipient’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. Additional information on ACCU-CHEK diabetic supplies is available under the “What’s New” provider section on the DMA website. Questions should be directed to the ACCU-CHEK Customer Care at 1-877-906-8969.

For service requirements, coverage criteria and limitations, refer to Clinical Coverage Policy #5A, Durable Medical Equipment.

Medicaid Bulletins

For changes and updates to coverage criteria, billing information, and other program requirements refer to the N.C. Medicaid general and special bulletins.

DME Forms

DME Fee Schedules


Incontinence Supplies Revision Ready NC Connect NC
March 17, 2014