What You Need to Know About Durable Medical Equipment

There are times after surgery or injury that you may need to stay mobile. Perhaps you’ve broken your leg and need a walker or scooter. For serious illnesses, you may need a hospital bed that can be easily adjusted. For extraordinary circumstances, it is good to know that you can rent medical equipment to assist you during your rehabilitation. What is DME? Durable medical equipment (DME) is the name for equipment and supplies, prescribed by a doctor, that can be used long-term. However, many people only need them for a short period of time. It makes sense to rent these types of supplies as opposed to buying. They can then be sanitized and recycled for use by others.…

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