​​COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Coverage for respiratory equipment and related supplies

July 1, 2021

This article was revised on July 1, 2021, to update the coverage position.​

Independence is committed to providing our members with access to the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage all Independence members and providers to visit our dedicated COVID-19 webpage regularly for the latest news and updates. We will continue to evaluate member needs as the situation changes.

Effective July 1, 2021, Independence has reinstated quantity limits and will resume medical necessity review of respiratory supplies.​​

For information about pulse oximeters, pl​ease read Help monitor COVID-19 patients at home with pulse oximeters.