3 Tips to Cover Costs of Medical Equipment

Insurance and state programs can help with expenses.


- Posted on Sep 26, 2019

A doctor speaking with two elderly patients.

This article is based on information provided by Home Instead Senior Care.

If your loved one has to purchase medical equipment and supplies, the following tips may help to defray costs:

· Ask your loved one’s physician to write an order for a home evaluation (assessment), including an evaluation of any necessary equipment and supplies.

· Check on whether the items are partially or totally covered by private health insurance with home care benefits.

Look into state retirement and union offerings.

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