Durable Medical Equipment

Medical equipment prescribed by a doctor for use by a patient at home. These reusable items include such things as hospital beds, lifts, wheelchairs, and oxygen equipment.

More Common Terms

  • Adaptive/Assistive Equipment An appliance or device which assists an individual in caring for themselves or performing work or leisure activities.
  • Medication Management Identification and counseling regarding the medication regime that individuals are using including prescription and over the counter medications, vitamins and home remedies.
  • Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require assistance of another person with bathing, dressing, meal preparation, medication monitoring or other various activities of daily living. This benefit is available to individuals who reside in a...

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