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Maryland expands reuse program

December 14, 2021HME News Staff

BALTIMORE – Executives from the Maryland Department of Health, the Maryland Department of Aging and the Maryland Department of Planning recently visited the new headquarters of the Durable Medical Equipment Reuse Program in Cheltenham, Md.   The new headquarters opened earlier this year, giving the program 55,000 square feet to process tens of thousands of items each year.  “The DME program allows thousands of Marylanders to enjoy much fuller lives by enabling them to...

Durable Medical Equipment (DME), Reuse

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Gov't launches loan program for DME

January 2, 2018HME News Staff

SHERMAN, Texas - The Texacoma Council of Governments, a voluntary organization of local governments in Cooke, Fannin and Grayson counties, in collaboration with the Salvation Army of Grayson County, Areli Medical Supply and Grayson County Health Clinic, has launched a loan program for DME, according to the Herald Democrat. The program, which is funded by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission, has two goals: collect and refurbish reusable DME; and loan it out to individuals...

Loan program, Refurbish, Reuse

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Tread carefully with reuse programs, position paper says

July 25, 2014Leah Hoenen

YARMOUTH, Maine - DME reuse programs can be attractive in the face of state budget shortfalls, but an upcoming position paper from NCART says there are complications to consider before implementing such programs.Texas, Connecticut and Oregon are currently contemplating DME reuse programs and NCART hopes the paper will guide these states and others as they move forward.“Rather than telling them this is exactly what the program should look like, it's more telling them these are the things you...

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