Term Medical Equipment/Supplies
Code LH-5000
Definition Programs that pay for or provide necessary in-home hospital equipment, monitoring devices, respiratory aids, prevention kits and other medical supplies that are required by people who want to prevent the transmission of an infectious disease, are coping with the effects of a chronic health condition or disability or are convalescing following surgery or illness. Included are programs that provide medical equipment on a loan basis as well as those that provide equipment that people can keep.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 12/20/16
Use References Medical Accessories Supply Programs
Medical Devices Supply Programs
Medical Equipment Loan
Medical Equipment Supply Closets
Medical Supplies
See Also References Medical Equipment/Assistive Technology Donation Programs (TI-1800.5000)
Medical Equipment Expense Assistance (LH-5100.5050)
Post Disaster Emergency Medical Equipment and Supplies (TH-2300.6370)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Health Care Equipment & Supplies Provision (NPC E08.03)
Health Support (NTE E60)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
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