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What if Medi-Cal denies my child's DME?

What if Medi-Cal denies my child's DME?

Published: Nov. 29, 2023

Medi-Cal typically covers the lowest-cost equipment that meets a patient’s medical needs. For example: if your child has the ability to get around using a manual wheelchair, Medi-Cal probably wouldn’t cover a motorized chair since the lower-cost manual option would meet your kid’s medical needs.

If your request for DME is denied, you can request a hearing with Medi-Cal to appeal the decision. We explain in detail how the Medi-Cal appeal process works in this article.

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