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barney999
Wed, 05 May 2021 22:43:44 GMT

I'm a Medicare CPAP user who's having a problem finding a company that carries the Bleep Dreamport system and also accepts Medicare for payment. My insurance company is Apria. I was told by my local rep here in Honolulu, Hawaii that Apria doesn't carry Bleep and also that she doubted Medicare would cover it, especially the disposable Dreamports. I saw in this forum that Lincare might meet my needs, but I saw the following on their lincarecpap.com website that they don't cover Honolulu, HI . "Lincare is a contracted Medicare Provider for CPAP Equipment, Supplies and Services.* *Excluding the following areas: Baton Rouge, LA, Honolulu, HI, Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY, and Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA." Is there a company where I can buy the Dreamport solution with Medicare paying for it? Thanks for any help and also for providing a great product! Mahalo.

barney999
Thu, 06 May 2021 01:12:33 GMT

Just a followup...I went on the cpaptalk forum and was told that both Aeroflow and Nationwide will meet my needs. I'm looking into both and will report back on what I find.

barney999
Thu, 06 May 2021 21:36:27 GMT

Good news. This morning I contacted AeroFlowCPAP and confirmed that they carry Bleep and that Medicare will cover it, which is great! So I placed the order with them. Just a quick comment about my brief experience with AeroFlow CPAP. I really like their website and how easy it was to create a patient account and to plug in all my CPAP details. My patient account also showed exactly what supplies I was Medicare eligible for. Also, the rep I spoke with was very knowledgeable. They made the ordering process very easy. I'm very happy that Medicare will pay for this, but if they didn't, I would have gone out of pocket, which I did to try it out a few months ago. It's been a real difference maker for me. I can't see ever going back to a traditional type mask!

bleepster
Fri, 21 May 2021 11:46:56 GMT

That is great news to hear! They will take care of you for sure, great people up there isn Asheville, NC.