Trying to afford incontinence supplies is a tough challenge, but if you live in Maryland and have Medicaid, there’s good news for you. Maryland Medicaid offers coverage of Incontinence Supplies.
Does Maryland Medicaid Cover Incontinence Supplies?
Maryland Medicaid does provide incontinence supply coverage to eligible individuals. That means that people with Medicaid in Maryland could use their benefits to get adult briefs, bladder control pads, or protective underwear at little to no out-of-pocket cost.
Maryland Medicaid Coverage Requirements
In order to get incontinence supplies with Maryland Medicaid, the supplies must first be considered medically necessary. A doctor must confirm that the products are needed as part of a treatment plan for a specific condition. Only a qualified medical professional can make this determination, which means that a doctor’s visit is necessary in order to use Maryland Medicaid to get incontinence supplies.
Maryland Medicaid may also need to pre-approve the supplies before they can be received.
Maryland Medicaid Incontinence Coverage Details
Maryland Medicaid benefits are provided through Fee-For-Service and Managed Care plans.
Types of Benefit:
- Managed Care
Requirements for Coverage:
- A doctor or other qualified medical professional must determine that the supplies are medically necessary to treat a condition.
- Supplies are not covered for recipients under the age of 3.
- You may need to get pre-approval from Maryland Medicaid before you get your supplies.
HCD participates in this Medicaid program!
How to Get Your Supplies
The first step to using Maryland Medicaid for incontinence supplies is to visit the doctor and get diagnosed. Only a doctor’s diagnosis will serve as proof that the products are medically necessary to treat your condition. Once you’ve been diagnosed, you may be eligible to get supplies with Maryland Medicaid benefits.
The next step is to call us to set up your orders. We’ll send you the supplies you need each month and bill Medicaid on your behalf. Our team handles the paperwork and communication with your doctor, so you have nothing to worry about except enjoying life to its fullest.
If you want information about other state Medicaid plans, you can find it in our State Medicaid Coverage Guide of Incontinence Supplies.