Q) Want to know how to get help with. Getting oxygen for my self. Nd has denied my insurance for oxygen. I have COPD and have to have oxygen. Nd paid for my oxygen for 6 years and now they won’t. Please help me find source to help me.
A) I’m sorry to hear that your insurance has denied coverage for your oxygen therapy. Here are a few suggestions for finding alternative sources of assistance:
- Contact your doctor: Your doctor may be able to provide you with information on resources that can help you obtain oxygen. They can also provide documentation to support your need for oxygen therapy.
- Check with local hospitals or clinics: Some hospitals or clinics may have programs that can provide oxygen therapy to individuals in need.
- Look into charitable organizations: There are several charitable organizations that may be able to assist you in obtaining oxygen therapy. Some of these organizations include the American Lung Association, the COPD Foundation, and the American Sleep Apnea Association.
- Research government programs: There are government programs that can assist individuals in obtaining oxygen therapy, such as Medicare or Medicaid. Contact your local social services office to see if you qualify for assistance.
- Consider purchasing or renting oxygen equipment: If all else fails, you may be able to purchase or rent oxygen equipment. Contact medical supply companies or equipment rental companies to explore your options.
Remember, it’s important to continue to work with your doctor and insurance company to try to find a solution that works for you. Best of luck to you in your search for assistance.