Below, the Bureau lists several companies that sell or hire out medical equipment including among other things wheelchairs, walking frames, walking sticks, etc. The contact details given for each company will enable you to get in touch with them about the equipment you need.
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If you are French, a simple medical prescription will enable you to be reimbursed for the hire of the equipment.
If you are a European citizen and have a European health insurance card, a medical prescription will enable you to get reimbursed for rental equipment.
If you are a non-European visitor, check to see whether your country has signed a social security agreement with France: Algeria, Andorra, Benin, Bosnia, Cameroon, Canada, Cap-Vert, Chile, Congo, South Korea, Ivory Coast, Croatia, United States, Gabon, Guernsey, India, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Monaco, Montenegro, Niger, Philippines, Quebec, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey. If your health insurance covers this type of rental equipment then you will be reimbursed on your return.
Note: French health insurance covers the rental of manual wheelchairs but not of powered wheelchairs or mobility scooters.
Find out more about the reimbursement:Access to Healthcare while visiting France