Do you have a medical condition that requires the use of medical equipment like a walker, cane, hearing aids or catheter? Veterans receiving VA care for any condition can get free VA prosthetic appliances, equipment and services, such as:
- Artificial limbs
- Blood pressure monitors
- CPAP machines and supplies
- Hearing aids and batteries
- Incontinence supplies
- Orthopedic braces, therapeutic shoes and socks
- Pill boxes and cutters
- Shower chairs and equipment
- Stair Lifts
- 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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