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Durable Medical Equipment

Overview

The Department of Social Services (DSS) is a public agency that provides a broad range of services to families and individuals who need assistance.  DSS is the state agency responsible for administering the Medicaid program that provides payment for health care services.

One health care service available from Medicaid is Durable Medical Equipment (DME).