What types of home modification and adaptive equipment does Medicare pay for?

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Unfortunately, Medicare pays for only "durable medical equipment" that is considered "medically necessary". For example, Medicare does not pay for grab bars or bath seats as these are considered "convenience items". Examples of covered items are wheelchairs, walkers, and hospital beds. To learn more about what Medicare does and doesn't pay for, please go to our write-up on Medicare coverage. more
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