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Product Type: Powered Pressure-reducing Air Mattress
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HCPCS : E0277 RR (Medicare DME co-payment per billable unit min / max: $6.72 / $8.22)
The Protekt™ Aire 3000 is a Powered air mattress overlay.
INTENDED USES: To treat pressure ulcers stages I-IV.
CLAIMED FEATURES: It is an ideal mattress system for a provider with a limited budget that won't sacrifice quality. Combines dual therapies of low air loss and alternating pressure in one unit. Its has 20 individual bladders that allow for deep submersion and excellent pressure redistribution. The Protekt™ Aire 3000 pump alternates in 10 minutes intervals and the adjustable air flow dial provides custom pressure settings for each patients individual requirements.
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Alternating pressure
Lateral rotation
Pulsating
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Pressure reducing support surfaces are a type of medical equipment used for the care of pressure sores, also known as pressure ulcers or injuries. Pressure ulcers are lesions caused by constant pressure on areas in contact with the mattress, resulting in damage of skin and deep tissues.

Some pressure reducing mattresses are powered by electricity (known as powered pressure-reducing air mattresses) and others are not. They replace a standard hospital or home mattress and are either integrated to or placed on a hospital bed frame. Powered pressure reducing mattresses have a surface designed to reduce friction and shear through technologies know as alternating pressure, low air loss, or powered flotation without low air loss. They have a pump or blower which provides either sequential inflation and deflation of the air cells or a low interface pressure throughout the mattress. They are indicated for persons with deeper pressure ulcers (stage II, III or IV) or after surgery, for persons who received a flap or skin graft to cover a wound. 

Local Coverage Determination for Pressure Reducing Support Surfaces - Group 2 (L33642)

Powered pressure-reducing air mattresses can be rented through Medicare from medical equipment stores. You can also purchase this product "out-of-pocket" (without insurance), from medical equipment stores. 

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