for our products is available from most Health Insurance Carriers
under "Durable Medical Equipment." Your coverage is dependent
on your specific plan. The following items are needed:
1. A prescription
from your physician.
2. The Richmond
Light Company Order Form and a
signed Condition of Sale Form.
3. A copy, front and back, of your “health insurance” and/or “Medicare” card. If you have had any contact with your insurance carrier, the name and contact number for that person.
We may have to ask your physician for a "letter
of necessity". It should state
that you are a good candidate for UV phototherapy, which represents
a medical and fiscally efficient treatment for your skin condition.
Most physicians who regularly prescribe home phototherapy have
these letters available. Should you or your physician need representative
samples, please let us know. This "letter" is usually required for Medicare Coverage.
We may have to ask your physician for any medical
records showing your current treatment is recurrent and expensive,
thus demonstrating that home phototherapy is a cost-effective
Many Health Insurance Carriers require a "Preauthorization
for Purchase" of the unit. We will obtain this for you if possible. However, some
plans require that you or your physician request this.
You are now
ready to place your order. Mail or fax the prescription along with
the Order Form and Condition of Sale
Form to The Richmond Light Company. If your primary insurance is through Medicare, you should also send the "letter of necessity."
recipients are reimbursed directly; therefore, it will be necessary
for you to pay The Richmond Light Company prior to shipment. Be
sure to complete the Medicare information on our Order
Form. We will submit the necessary forms to Medicare.
arrangements must be made prior to the unit being released for shipment.