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Hospital Beds

Please Read This For A Brief Understanding Of Getting a Hospital Bed Through Medicare or Health Insurance!

You may find yourself in the situation where you have to get a Home Care Hospital Bed for yourself or a family member.  Medicare does have a benefit for hospital beds but there are a few things you want to know first. 



 Below is a list of frequently asked questions pertaining to hospital beds.

Does Medicare pay for Hospital Beds?

Yes they do, with a doctor’s prescription and significant documentation from the prescribing physician, hospital, or rehab center. Getting this all to the supplier is the most difficult task.  

Does Medicare buy me the bed or do they rent it?

Medicare rents the bed for you, they do not purchase beds. It is a 13 month capped rental. They will pay the supplier a rental fee for the bed, mattress, and rails for up to 13 months. At the end of the 13th month, ownership is transferred to the patient.  

If the hospital bed from Medicare is a rental, does that mean it is used?

In most circumstances, hospital bed rentals from Medicare are used. This may also include the mattress (hopefully it is properly sanitized). Occasionally, if the supplier is out of their used rental beds, you may end up with a new one.  

Can I get a fully electric Hospital bed from Medicare?

The bed Medicare will rent for you is a semi-electric hospital bed. This means that the head section is motorized, and under the knees is motorized. They can be controlled with a remote control.  The elevation of a semi-electric bed does however have to be manually cranked every time you have to change the height of the bed. This can be inconvenient for the caregiver.

What type of mattress do I get with a Medicare Hospital Bed?

Typically the mattress you receive from a Medicare supplier is a basic innerspring or economy foam mattress. In some instances you may qualify for a gel mattress overlay or a pressure prevention mattress. In situations where the patient has multiple Stage 2 ulcers or a Stage 3 ulcer on their trunk or torso, the patient may be eligible for a low air loss mattress replacement.
Invacare Bed

Full Electric Home Care Hospital Beds in Stock for Immediate Delivery and Set Up

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The Invacare® Full-Electric Bed offers the greatest convenience for the patient and caregiver. The easy-to-use pendant control provides motorized positioning of the upper body and knees, and also adjusts bed frame height for efficient use of accessories and for safe and easy transfer.


  • High impact bed end panels are durable, impact and scratch resistant; washable for easy cleaning

  • Universal bed ends can be used as either the headboard or footboard on the bed

  • Rubber caster tread for better tracking with non-marring material

  • DC low voltage, compact motor system with quiet motor operation and fast cycle time on lowering the height of the bed for efficient bed set-up

  • Motor system with waterproof enclosures is rated IPX6. Washable with standard water pressure. The bed cannot be power washed.

  • Color-coded connections on junction box for easier maintenance

  • Double-insulated junction box helps provide extra protection against electrical shock

  • Ergonomic hand pendant comes with durable strain relief and heavy-duty cord. Waterproof casing for easy cleaning, conveniently attaches to bed sheet with clip or rail with hand pendant cradle (sold separately)

  • Hand pendant cradle available for convenient storage of hand pendant model # 26975

  • Interchangeability simplifies storage, reduces inventory complexity

Bed Package 1

Full Electric Bed Package 1:

  • Invacare 5410 IVC Home Care Bed

  • Half or Full Rails

  • Invacare Solace 1080 Long Term Care Mattress

  • Price includes Delivery and Set up.

"Call for Pricing"

(No sales tax for this item in NYS)


  • Free vinyl mattress protector

  • Free Fitted Bottom Sheets (2), white

Drive Medical Bed

The Drive Medical® Delta Ultra-Light 1000, Full-Electric Bed is a universal because the bed frame can be used with Drive's and most other manufacturers bed ends, old and new.


  • The transition box mounted on the foot section is key to interchangeability

  • The transition box allows you to change the rotation of the high/low shaft

  • Headboard is taller than footboard to better fit home decor

  • The wood grain panels are break and scratch resistant

  • Foot section weighs 50% less than conventional foot sections to make deliveries safe and easy

  • Once installed, the high/low shaft will stay with the bed to eliminate loss or forgetting on future installations

  • Labels and color-coded springs assure accurate installation of side rails for patient safety

  • Unique motor is completely self-contained to reduce weight and noise

  • The motor assembly can be installed and removed with patient in bed

  • Bed, side rails and mattress safety-tested by SGS, a nationally recognized testing facility Satisfies all applicable FDA entrapment guidelines

  • The motor is UL approved

  • In the event of a power failure, a 9 volt battery, located in the hand control, can lower the head and foot sections nine times, No crank needed

  • New and improved hand pendant has large, easy-to-use controls

  • Bed ships in two cartons

  • Channel frame construction provides superior strength and reduced weight

  • Zinc-coated spring deck

  • Extension kit available (model #15030EXTKIT) extends length from 80" to 84"

  • Weight Capacity 450 lbs

Bed Package 2

Full Electric Bed Package 2:

  • Drive Medical Delta™ Ultra-Light 1000

  • Half or Full Rails

  • Drive Medical Gravity 7 Long Term Care Mattress

  • Price includes Delivery and Set up.

"Call for Pricing"

(No sales tax for this item in NYS)


  • Free vinyl mattress protector

  • Free Fitted Bottom Sheets (2), white

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