Category Archives: Medicare

Philip Respironics’ New Portable Oxygen Concentrator dubbed SimplyGo

Murrysville, Pa., USA, February 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Philips Respironics, a unit of Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI), is introducing its latest advancement in oxygen therapy. SimplyGo is the only portable oxygen concentrator (POC) to offer continuous flow … Continue reading

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iHealth takes smartphones to the next level.

Smartphones have become a huge asset to the lives of many.  From such a small device, you are able to accomplish phone calls, reading/responding to emails, entertainment in the form of games and movies, photography, blogging, a variety documentation programs, … Continue reading

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The Three Types of Rolling Walkers Colonial Medical Supplies Offers Through Medicare

Walkers are needed for all types of situations; sometimes customers are just not sure what type of walker is best for their situation. What type of walker you choose should be based on personal preference and your ability and balance. … Continue reading

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Medicare Cushion Requirements

Here at Colonial Medical Supplies we are dedicated to providing the correct cushion for each patient according to their individual needs. Medicare may sometimes help with the expense of a cushion if the patient qualifies. This is very helpful given … Continue reading

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Medicare Competitive Bid Program Summary

Starting January 1st 2011 Medicare implemented a competitive bid program for certain durable medical equipment items. Everyone within the Orlando metropolitan area will be affected by this change. Patients needing basic power wheelchairs/scooters, walkers, oxygen, CPAP and respiratory assistive devices, … Continue reading

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Mobility and Medicare

     Medicare has many rules and stipulations when it comes to paying for any type of mobility equipment. This includes a cane, walker, wheelchair, power scooter, power wheelchairs, and transport chairs. Some of the equipment can be purchased and others … Continue reading

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Lift Chairs…more than just a “Lazyboy”

     Electric lift chairs resemble a “Lazy Boy” type recliner. The main difference is that with the assistance of an electric motor and hand control the chair will lift the user to a standing position eliminating the effort needed to … Continue reading

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