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How to Purchase an Oxygen Concentrator

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 Do you ever wonder how to purchase an oxygen concentrator?

Thoughts of learning new equipment, changing your routine, and re-working your insurance tend to cloud your mind and make the process more daunting than promising. An oxygen tank usually isn’t better, but it’s what you know and are used to.

Oxygen concentrators are enticing, but the purchasing process can be the obstacle that stands between you and your new machine. The truth is that the process can be simpler than you’d imagine, and the reward pays off immediately. Learning about the buying process and ordering an oxygen concentrator for sale can all be accomplished in minutes if you have all necessary information ready at hand.

1.  Decide What Type of Oxygen Concentrator You Need

The first decision you have to make is whether you need a portable oxygen concentrator or a home oxygen concentrator. If you already know what you’re looking for, skip ahead!

If you don’t know, learn more about the differences in order to better understand your own needs and how they will best be met. In some cases, both devices are necessary.

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2.  Learn How Insurance Fits In

Inogen’s Customer Representatives are always ready and willing to help patients demystify the process of understanding how insurance and Medicare fit into the equation. Inogen can’t guarantee that everyone will receive full coverage, but Inogen can guarantee that we will try to find the best possible situation for every single customer, whether it’s a portable oxygen concentrator rental or directly purchasing.

Many insurance plans will cover up to 80% of the cost for your oxygen therapy equipment, including Medicare, provided that your doctor confirms that you require it.

Brian Magladry, a Customer Development Representative at Inogen, points out that Inogen has direct access to Medicare and can see how long any patient has been on service with a tank. Inogen checks and verifies coverage and patient financial responsibility.

To learn more about how insurance may help you pay for an oxygen concentrator, speak to an Oxygen Specialist by calling 1-800-695-7915. Or visit this link: Portable Oxygen Concentrator Medicare.

3.  Pay in Cash to Speed Up the Buying Process

Inogen’s online store enables you to get your desired oxygen concentrator on your doorstep as soon as possible.

Step 1: Visit the product page for your desired oxygen concentrator

Step 2: Click ‘Add to Cart’

Step 3: Proceed to Checkout and fill out payment information

Step 4: Fill out shipping information

Step 5: Submit your order

Step 6: Wait to be contacted by an Inogen representative and confirm your order!

4.  Take it out of the Box and Get Moving

The next chapter of your life starts when your oxygen concentrator arrives!

How to buy an oxygen concentrator doesn’t have to be a Rubik’s cube for potential users who require medical oxygen. Inogen’s process is quick and simple. We’re looking forward to helping you get started.

Start the next chapter today with a free info kit!

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8 thoughts on “How to Purchase an Oxygen Concentrator”

  1. Avatar Kate says:

    I have letter from my dr. for the inogen G3.
    Do you work directly with my insurance?

    1. Web Admin Web Admin says:

      Hi Kate, we can check your eligibility with your Insurance Company. Call us at 1-800-678-5572 to get started!

  2. Avatar Gloria says:

    hi, do I need a prescription to be able to buy an oxygen tank?

    1. Inogen Inogen says:

      Hi Gloria,
      You do need a prescription to buy an Inogen POC or home concentrator. Please call us for more details. Thanks!

  3. Avatar Frank says:

    Hi
    Should I go through the purchasing procedure online before I get approved to speed up the process? (Yes, I will be approved..)

    1. Inogen Inogen says:

      Hi Frank, Yes, that is one way to get the ball rolling. A rep will reach out to you after you complete the purchase and help expedite the process. Thank you!

  4. Avatar Angie says:

    If purchasing, will it be a one lump payment or are there payment plans?

    1. Inogen Inogen says:

      Hi Angie,
      Thank you for contacting us. Both options work, as we can help assist you with payment plans with a third party. Please give us a call at 800-695-7195 for more information. Thank you!

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