This is called a Medical Baseline Allowance to help keep your gas and electric bill down.
4 steps to apply for a Medical Baseline Allowance:
(1) Call your Electric Company and ask them to send you a form to fill out. 1-800-411-7343. If using a TTY telephone call 1-877-889-7343.
(a)For your home.
(c)Get extra help
(d)Customer with special needs
(2)Fill out your portion of the form and take the complete form to your medical doctor pertaining to your medical condition. (Suggestion) put a stamp on the return envelope.
(3)Have your medical doctor fill out the other half.
(4)Have the medical doctor’s office mail it in the self-addressed envelope provided by the electric company.
Requirements for a Medical Baseline Allowance:
Paraplegic, quadriplegic, hemiplegic.
Comprised Immune System
Life threatening illness
Medical Equipment that qualifies in alphabetical order:
(1) Aerosol Tents
(3)Hem dialysis Machines
(5)Electric Nerve Stimulators
(10) Iron Lung
(11) Kidney Dialysis Machine
(12) Suction Machines
(13) Motorized Wheelchairs
(14) Pressure Pads
(16) Oxygen Concentrators
If you are unsure if your medical equipment qualifies or not call your electric company and ask. You can email them at medical baseline.sdge.com.
If you do not live in California call your Electric Company and find out what they have available for you.
Thank you for reading my article. Please feel free to read any of my numerous articles on various subjects.
Copyright Linda E. Meckler 2010