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

  • Adult Day Health Care A type of adult day service that offers comprehensive health services in addition to social and support services. Typical facilities will provide on-site nurses, therapists, social workers and other health professionals.
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  • Home Health Agency Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.

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