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Department of Health and Human Services

Rent Medical Devices Instead of Giving Them Away

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The federal government's should stop giving away medical devices that get thrown in the garbage or resold. Medicare also has a program permitting rental of equipment, but that program nees to be expanded. Medicare gives away walkers, cruches, powerchairs, and ergonomic boots to people who might only need them for a few weeks or months. Beneficiaries then resell at garage sales or throw them in hte garbage. Veterans... more »


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