What Diabetes Home Healthcare Items Are Supplied by Apria Healthcare?


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Apria Healthcare, a supplier of home healthcare items, offers a range of diabetes care products that includes glucose blood level meters, meter batteries, lancets and lancing devices, test strips and impotence products. As of 2015, the company offers a total of 13 different glucose meter models from five leading manufacturers, as displayed on the Apria Healthcare website. The website also makes available downloadable PDF format instruction manuals for 10 of the meter models.

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What Diabetes Home Healthcare Items Are Supplied by Apria Healthcare?
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Based on current manufacturer promotions, Apria Healthcare provides a complimentary free glucose blood level meter for newly-enrolled diabetes patients. The company also provides free home delivery for its products when the items are charged to Medicare or a health insurance provider, as noted on its website.

Apria Healthcare maintains a refill and reorder maintenance service that calls patients to remind them when their supplies are running low and in need of a reorder. The company claims that most orders are delivered to patients within less than a week.

Pharmacy techs and licensed diabetes educators are available to respond to patients' inquiries on weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CST. The company's billing staff can process Medicare and health insurance provider claims for its customers. Apria also maintains an Internet retail store, called ApriaDirect, where customers can order their home healthcare products online.

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