Discover the latest medical ID statistics and facts from the industry leader, American Medical ID.
A medical ID is a simple & practical way to communicate information to first responders in a medical emergency, typically in the form of a custom engraved bracelet or necklace.
Medical conditions, drug and food allergies, prescribed medicines and emergency contacts can be engraved onto the surface of a medical ID bracelet or necklace.
2. Allergies (food, drug, insect stings)
4. Blood Thinners
People with certain medical conditions wear medical IDs to alert emergency medical professionals in an emergency. Common examples include diabetes, food or drug allergies, bleeding disorders, cardiac problems, pacemakers, special needs children, and more.
In the United States, about 270,000 searches per month are conducted about medical IDs.
Medical IDs start around $20 for stainless steel, the most popular choice. For other metal types, such as titanium, sterling silver, and 14 karat gold, the price can vary greatly.
A benefit of wearing an American Medical ID bracelet or necklace is that there are no subscription fees or expenses attached to the initial purchase.
Yes. Read our guide about how to use a flex spending account or health savings account to purchase a medical ID.
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