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Get Help With Life-Support Equipment
If you or someone who lives with you full-time has a medical condition that requires electricity-powered life support equipment, you may be eligible to receive additional baseline allocation. Certification by a doctor is required.
Medical Baseline program offers an additional year-round baseline allocation of 16.5 kWh per day in addition to your applicable seasonal baseline and the baseline for your region. You can apply for additional kWh if you have a hardship case and need more.
Eligibility for Medical Baseline
Life-Support Devices Include:
- Aerosol Tent
- Pressure Pad
- Apnea Monitor
- Pressure Pump
- Compressor / Concentrator
- Respirator (all types)
- Electronic Nerve Stimulator
- Suction Machine
- Oxygen Generator
- Ultrasonic Nebulizer
- Electrostatic Nebulizer
- Inhalation Pulmonary Pressure
- Breather Machine (IPPB)
- Iron Lung
- Dialysis Machine
- Hemodialysis Machine
- Motorized Wheelchair/Scooter
- Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
- Air Mattress/Hospital Bed
- Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t)
- The Vest/Airway Clearance System
- Pulse Oximeter/Monitor
- Infusion Pump
Emergencies and Rotating Power Outages
If you or someone living with you has a health condition placing them at increased health risk when outdoor temperatures reach extreme levels, you are also eligible for advance notification during rotating power outages.
Sign up for Rotating Outage Advance Notice