Help for Patients and Caregivers

Information on some of the most common health issues. Please feel free to read the information we have collected. Some of this information includes risks, tips, explanations, and prevention tips for patients and caregivers.

Glossary of Medical Terms

A resource list of common terminology used regarding health issues and medical equipment.

Best of Medical Websites

The Internet is a great source of information for you to use in managing your healthcare or the healthcare of a loved one. It can also be good way to locate the support resources you need as a patient or caregiver. Below is a list of links which we hope will help you find the information and support you need. Please call our office directly if we can be of any assistance to you. When in need of outside help, a local information/referral service can be very useful.

Medicare and Insurance Guide

The medical equipment used by patients in the home – such as oxygen assistance devices, wheelchairs, scooters, specialty beds, etc. – is known as “durable medical equipment” (DME) or “home medical equipment” (HME) by Medicare and most insurance companies. Medicare provides benefits for DME under its Medicare Part B. Virtually all private medical insurance plans cover medical equipment, subject to deductibles applicable to the insured and sometimes subject to annual dollar limits and a specified network of providers