Get answers to your Hillrom Vest Airway Clearance Systems Questions
You probably have many more questions about Hillrom Vest Airway Clearance Systems. Maybe you have already read the Hillrom Vest Model 105 or 205 Vest systems. You may find the answer to some of your questions here. If you do not, please contact us here so we can help you. We will do everything reasonably possible to answer questions about the HillRom Vest 105 Airway Clearance System. We do not have a physician on staff and cannot provide any medical advice about your particular condition. But we will do our best to explain if and how the Vest may help with certain conditions or symptoms. We completely understand that an airway clearance system may be a big investment. We also understand that it can be an expensive proposition due to the international exchange rates, if you live outside the USA. Regardless of where you live and how much money you have, both you and Medafore.com want to make the best airway clearance decision. We will do everything reasonable to provide you with the best vest system for the best price.
Hillrom Vest Price – OEM Price vs Medafore PriceDid you know that the US price from the manufacturers are about $ 12000 for a Hill-Rom Model 105 system. If you are lucky enough to have US health insurance, you might get insurance assistance with your purchase. In that case, unless you have a co-pay of over $ 3000, we recommend that you contact your doctor or insurance company and go directly to the manufacturer. We do not want to sell you anything that you can get at a better price through insurance. We also understand, that even though Medafore.com discounts prices for all of our airway clearance systems by 50 – 80%, and sells all of our systems with a warranty, it is still a big investments for most people. No one at Medafore.com is a millionaire. We are all working for a living and understand that you are, too.
Hillrom Vest Airway Clearance International CustomersWe have customers, patients, caregivers all over the world and consider all of them to be our friends. We do not look at our customers as people to be taken advantage of. If your blood is red, we consider you to be part of our extended family. We will never sell you any airway clearance system that we do not think is appropriate or would not be useful for your particular respiratory condition. Medafore.com charges cost for packaging, shipping and insurance. We primarily use FedEx due to their reliability. We will gladly work with your shipper if you want to use another shipper. However, due to the fact that any and all risk is then out of our control, we can only insure your purchase between our facility in Colorado, USA (postal code 80503) to your shipper’s location. We have worked with numerous freight and package forwarders and so far have never had a bad experience.
How long does the Hillrom Vest 105 last?Based on our own experience, the Vest airway clearance system lasts about 400 – 800 hours. There are numerous ways you can make your system last longer. Put your air pulse unit on the floor or secure it with Velcro to a stable surface. The most common reason for damage to any airway clearance system is dropping it onto a hard surface. Keep it out of the sun as UV radiation can damage the air pulse case, hoses and vest garment. Here are some more tips on keeping your vest system running well.
Airway Clearance System Warranties from MedaforeIf you buy an airway clearance system from another source, we will always repair it if you have a problem. If you need hoses, vest garments, or other parts, we will try to assist you to the best of our ability if we have enough of these items for sale. But, as we have to be able to sell complete systems, we often cannot supply parts or airway clearance vest garments unless we can support our existing customers and those that have not bought a complete system. Exporting and Importing an Airway Clearance System from the USA can be very easy, or, depending on which country it will be shipped to, very difficult. We have shipped to over 50 countries on all continents except Antarctica. It is not possible for the Medafore team to keep up with import requirements for medical equipment for all 300_ countries. However, we will give you our best advice on how to minimize time and expenses and comply with import, duties and taxes for your airway clearance system. We offer our own warranty and are not affiliated with Hillrom or any other airway clearance manufacturer. The only OEM warranties for airway clearance systems are to the original purchasers of the equipment. Therefore, if anyone claims that a system is sold with the original warranty, they are not telling the truth. All of Medafore’s warranties are global. At this time, we do not have any partners outside of the USA to assist us with warranty services. We are hoping that this will change. Please read out warranty for more information. We will however do our best to assist you with any problems. All we ask is that you do not take advantage of us in those situations.
Hillrom Vest International Shipping CostsWe will be happy to get you a shipping quote for your airway clearance system, valid for 7 days. To do this, we will need your name, complete address, phone number and e-mail. We will keep this shipping quote in our system for 30 days. If you need a shipping quote or have any questions, please contact us and we will do our best to help. Because shipping a single system outside the USA can be costly, some of our customers pool together with other people in their country. Instead of making individual purchases, a group of people can make a bulk airway clearance systems purchase. Please click here to calculate FedEx shipping cost for one Hillrom Vest System. Our origin postal code is 80503, the Hillrom Vest System, when packaged, weighs 34 lbs and measures 24 x 12 x12 inches.
How to save money on Airway Clearance SystemsWe will be happy to discount the Hillrom model 105 or any other systems we sell for more than 1 system purchased at the same time. In addition, purchasing systems for the same country could make it possible to use air freight rather than FedEx international services, thereby significantly reducing shipping costs for the Hillrom vest. Please contact us for air freight shipping rates. Therefore, you might be able to get the best price for an airway clearance system by contacting other people in your country that might be interested in buying a Hillrom 105, or any of our other products. Some of our customers are also interested in other medical equipment from the USA and we are happy to source it at the best possible price. If we can combine shipping, we will be glad to do so to save you money. Between the best price and lowest shipping costs, you might be able to save another 10 – 30% for an airway clearance system. We have worked with various CF, ALS, SMA, COPD and other groups to put together bulk purchases which have worked well in the past. You might want to contact any such organizations in your country to see if they would be willing to coordinate a bulk purchase.
Airway Clearance System Import CostsAt this time, we do not charge sales taxes for our customers outside of Colorado. This may change in the future for our USA customers. We do not charge taxes for systems shipped outside the USA. You are however liable for taxes, duties, customs brokerage fees or any other costs associated with importing an airway clearance system to the destination country. Unfortunately, duties, taxes and fees are changing frequently and vary from country to country. In some countries, these charges appear to be rather arbitrary. Other countries such as the UK and Australia do not charge import duties. However, both require you to submit a declaration before the shipment is received. We will gladly assist you with any such documentation. But we simply cannot tell you with any certainty what your government will charge you to import a system. You have to get that information from your country’s customs service. The harmonized code for airway clearance systems is:
Ozone therapy, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, artificial respiration or other therapeutic respiration apparatus; parts and accessories thereof.Obviously, we cannot possibly answer every question about airway clearance systems here, so please contact us by clicking on this link and let us know which airway clearance system you are interested in. We will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible. You can also call us at (USA) 303 619 0544 any time. We answer the phone from 8 am – 10 pm Mountain Time (GMT-6).