The Most Asked Questions About Hospital Beds for home.

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Does Medicare pay for hospital beds for home use?

Yes. Medicare Part B will fund hospital beds to use at home when it is medically necessary. However, to get coverage you would need a doctor’s order and physician documentation stating that your condition is in need of  an hospital bed. We recommend communicating with the home medical equipment company to understand the qualifications.

Medicare will pay 80 percent of the cost of your home hospital bed if the documentation is medically necessary.  The 20% may be covered by your secondary insurance or out of pocket.   Medicare pays for a semi-electric bed, but an upgrade to a full electric bed is possible for "out of pocket."


How much is a hospital bed for home? (work more on this one)

A home hospital bed ranges from $950 to $10,000; due to features and size. Please contact us at (772) 777-8109 or (561) 697-3999 to check our current Inventory. click here for current availability in hospital beds.  

How do I get a hospital bed at home?

You must do the following to get a hospital bed at home: you must be covered under Medicare B, you must be determined by your doctor and receive a prescription for the bed, and you must have a medical need for the bed.

What diagnosis qualifies for a hospital bed? 

If needed for a hospital bed, the patient’s condition requires positioning, the prescription or other documentation that must describe the medical condition. Some examples are: cardiac disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, quadriplegia or paraplegia.  The head of the best must be required at least 30 degrees or greater.   Speak with a local home medical equipment company for more details.


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