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FAQs

Who pays for home oxygen therapy?

Most insurance companies will pay for oxygen as long the necessary documentation is filled out by your doctor.


Will I be responsible for paying anything?

Depending on your insurance plan you may have to pay a deductible or co-pay. If you need help call and speak with one of our qualified insurance representatives who can help answer your questions.


Does my insurance company buy the oxygen equipment for me?

No, in most cases oxygen equipment is rented, due to the fact that it must be continuously maintained and serviced by trained professionals.


How long will my insurance company continue to rent my oxygen equipment?

Your insurance company should continue to pay for your equipment for as long as your need for oxygen is medically necessary. You may need to be re-certified by your doctor one year from your original start date.


Do I have to pay for additional supplies like tubing and nasal cannulas?

No, all tubing and supplies are included in the rental price.


Who do I make my co-pay or deductible payment to?

In most cases, Home Care Specialists bills your insurance carrier first. After their portion is paid if there is any patient financial responsibility, it will be sent to you.


What am I responsible for?

You are responsible for notifying us if you no longer require the equipment, you change your address, phone, doctor or insurance.


If you have any other questions that were not answered here, please do not hesitate to call and speak with one of our qualified insurance representatives at 978-373-7771.