Medical equipment discount

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Medical Equipment Discount

Our MED Rate discount program is designed to help customers who have higher electricity costs from running certain energy-intensive medical equipment.To qualify for the $15 monthly MED Rate discount, a full-time resident of your household must have a medical requirement certified by a qualified health professional, which is defined as a licensed Doctor of Medicine, Osteopath, Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, or Physician’s Assistant.

The MED Rate covers:
  • In-home dialysis cycler
  • Electric wheelchair
  • Oxygen concentrator
  • Extraordinary heating or air-conditioning needs for people with conditions such as paraplegia, quadriplegia or multiple sclerosis.

Learn more and apply for MED Rate

Get a MED Rate application.

Energy Assistance Program Rate (EAPR)

This monthly discount for low-income households can be combined with the MED Rate program. This will help you get the most savings every month.

For more information, please see the Energy Assistance Program Rate (EAPR).

If the standard MED Rate does not meet your medical needs, you can e-mail or call 1-888-742-7683.

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