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#1
CPAP supplies
Hi everyone -

Anyone have a good company that does CPAP supplies via mail order and through insurance ? I'm getting frustrated with my current one and want to switch.

Thanks !
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#2
RE: CPAP supplies
At the top of the page is a link to the Supplier's List. Check those out. I personally got a backup machine from Supplier #2 and get my supplies from #26. Many people use Supplier #1.
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#3
RE: CPAP supplies
Most of the online providers do not work with insurance. What they will do is give you an invoice that you can send to your insurance company for reimbursement. Contact your insurance company to find out if they will do this.  That would be the best of all worlds. If they do not, then you have to work with the insurance company to find out which DMEs are in-network.  Otherwise, you need to just pay for it yourself.
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#4
RE: CPAP supplies
I suspect the DME must provide a walk-in mask-fitting service for the patient. They make most of their money from insurance companies by selling CPAP machines to patients. But to make that money they have to agree to provide other services, including selling supplies. They make a b*tt load of money on supplies, but still, it's nothing compared to what they make on sales of CPAP machines.

The regulations are set so that the big insurance companies can continue to maintain their hefty profits.

And voters keep going along with it.
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#5
RE: CPAP supplies
Have you called your insurance company to find out if they will allow you to use an online DME? My insurance will not allow it.
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