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Medicare's Therapeutic Shoe Bill

Why is the Therapeutic Shoe Bill right for you?
With the passing of the Therapeutic Shoe Bill, Medicare(Part B) extended coverage to diabetic patients for footwear and foot inserts such as Ambulator Biomechanical & Conform Footwear and Anti-Shox Conform Orthotics. 

Protective footwear can help in the fight to prevent the 54,000 diabetic amputations that occur each year.

Medicare covers 1 pair of depth shoes and 3 pair of multi-density inserts per year

What is covered?
Coverage is limited to one of the following within 1 calendar year:

* 1 pair of off-the-shelf depth shoes and 3 addtional pair of multi-density inserts

* 1 pair of off-the-shelf depth shoes including a modification, and 2 additional pair of multi-density inserts

* 1 pair of custom-molded shoes and 2 additional pair of multi-density inserts.