Make sure you stop by and check out our store while you're out holiday shopping this season! From lift chairs or scooters, to fun lifestyle aids, to our special holiday spa gifts, you’re likely to find what you’re looking for. Just for the holiday season, we have HoMedics brand massage and spa items and holiday-themed skin care and essential oils.
A fingertip pulse oximeter is a small device that clips onto your finger and measures the level of oxygen in your blood. Flu season and COVID concerns are around us right now, and this is a safe and easy way to monitor your health at home. Please note this cannot be used to self-diagnose, but it is a very helpful tool to identify if you need medical intervention. Click here to buy one from MI MED today!
Unfortunately, Medicare never covers bathroom safety equipment like shower chairs, transfer benches or raised toilet seats. They don't consider these to be "medically necessary devices," even though your doctor, physical therapist or occupational therapist may say they're required safety devices. Sometimes Medicare Advantage Plans can have spending accounts that help you pay for this equipment and it's always worth looking over your benefits to check. Sometimes Medicare will cover a bedside commode under certain circumstances.
A common question we're asked: Does Medicare cover my lift chair?
The answer is: sometimes they cover part of it. If the patient meets certain conditions, Medicare may cover the cost of the lift mechanism itself, but not the cost of the rest of the chair. In the state of Michigan, this is approximately $300. In order to qualify, the patient normally has to meet the following conditions:
What is a power lift chair?: Sometimes also known as an electric lift recliner or a medical lift recliner, this is a chair that lifts the user up into a standing position, sits the user back down, and reclines the user back.
Who needs a lift chair?: A lift chair can be useful to so many different people! Here are some examples: