Is there any benefits to buying an oxygen concentrator? If you are purchasing on, does the policies support the sales price? Is renting better, or buying better? check it out for more details.
Even if you have health insurance, you’ll likely have to hire a computer from your local Durable Medical Equipment (DME) company. It is governed through the insurance agencies, and Medicare. When the DME will give you an oxygen concentrator, Medicare would encourage you to swell at an elevated pace. The charge you pay for the concentrator is supposed to compensate regular checks, repair whenever the unit starts operating and portable oxygen supplies, usually tanks. You get a vintage, rusty computer for this rental price which has been who-knows-where else and can presumably be serviced within a fair period of time.
Check out the list below:
Copay / month For One Month For Four years
$20 ——- $465.00
—— $465.00 $1,425.00
Dollars 60.00 $225.00 $945.00 $2385.00
$80.00 $465.00 $3,345.00 $1,425.00
$100.00 $705.00 $1.905.00
$150.00 $1,305.00 $3,105.00 $6,705.00 Dollars
Dollars 300.00 $3,105.00 $6,705.00 $13,905.00
If you spend in copays $150.00 a month or more, you will purchase an unused oxygen concentrator with what will be the equivalent of about four monthly copays. So they are free! You don’t have to recertify or otherwise show you need the oxygen every year. Many insurance providers can refund the majority, if not all, of the machine’s purchasing price. Consult with the seller and the insurance provider to have as much rebate as practicable under the policy laws.
Owning your oxygen concentrator puts the burden on you as the user to maintain the system going to making sure you have a replacement if the system ceases functioning and that will be discussed in a future post. But from the above equation you can see that purchasing usually is a good option.