For example, in Massachusetts, we noted that a few home health agencies participating in medicare have routinely negotiated agreements with suppliers for the rental of durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs ... Outright purchase of the machines with an annual maintenance contract is the least costly method which over the 5-year life of the machine is about half the cost of the extended rentals.
|Title||:||Health Budget Proposals|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment|