PPE Expenditure for HME Suppliers - Survey Results Sent to Congressional Offices

Published in Government Relations on January 04, 2022

Thank you to those who took the time to fill out the PPE expenditures survey. Mark Higley was able to quantify these results into an approximate number of dollars spent on PPE within the DME industry. PPE expenditures hover between $12,000 and $15,000 per DME location.

Click here to view Mark Higley’s analysis. These results have been sent to congressional offices.

Keep your member of Congress updated on these findings too! You can easily reach out to them asking to make HME suppliers a priority when it comes to PPE and vaccine distributions. Click here to reach out to your members of Congress. 


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