Veterans Can Get Prosthetic Supplies And Durable Medical Equipment From The VA

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Veterans receiving VA care for any condition can get VA prosthetic appliances, equipment and services, such as:

  • Home respiratory therapy
  • CPAP machines and supplies
  • Artificial limbs
  • Orthopedic braces, therapeutic shoes and socks
  • Wheelchairs
  • Powered mobility devices
  • Crutches
  • Canes
  • Walkers
  • Optical and electronic devices for visual impairment
  • Hearing aids and batteries
  • Other durable medical equipment and supplies.

Veterans who are approved for a guide or service dog may also receive service dog benefits including veterinary care and equipment.

The VA’s Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service has more than 70 locations for the custom fabrication and fitting of the latest state-of-the-art medical devices and aids. VA also has over 600 local contracts with accredited providers to ensure all veterans have access to care.

For additional information, contact the prosthetic chief or representative at the nearest VA medical center or go to www.prosthetics.va.gov.

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