Home oxygen therapy

What is oxygen therapy?

This therapy supplies over 90% of medical oxygen to patients whose blood oxygen saturation is too low due to respiratory system
diseases or other causes to restore their blood oxygen saturation.

Who needs oxygen therapy?

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Pulmonary artery

Efficacy of home oxygen therapy

It helps improve the survival rate of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

  1. 1 Pulmonary hypertension, suppression of cor pulmonale
  2. 2 Improvement in the hypoxemia due to the use during sleep
  3. 3 Improvement in the mental and neurological disorder
  4. 4 Improvement in the patient’s quality of life
  5. 5 Expansion of the patients’ sphere of movement with the portable oxygen generator
  • You are eligible to receive subsidies for rental fee for oxygen generator used for oxygen therapy from the
    National Health Insurance Service under Article 49 of the National Health Insurance Act

    General Basic living beneficiary or lower-income group who are eligible for reduction in copay
    Standard rental fee 100% 100%
    Subsidies from the National Health Insurance Service 90% 100%
    Patient contribution 10% 0%
  • Rental process through OXUS

    Customer consultation center for OXUS home oxygen therapy


Disease code for the payment of insurance benefits for medical expenses incurred from home oxygen therapy

Disease Disease code
Respiratory tuberculosis A150 - A169
Respiratory and unspecified aftereffects of tuberculosis B909
Malignant neoplasm of the bronchi and lungs C32 - C349
Malignant neoplasm of the thyroid gland C73
Secondary malignant neoplasm of lungs C780 - C783
In situ carcinoma of organs D021 - D022
Benign neoplasms of the bronchi and lungs D1439
Neoplasm of unknown or unknown behavior of the pleura D382
Neoplasm of unknown or unknown behavior of the thymus D384
Myocardial infarction related disease I21 - I25
Pulmonary heart disease and pulmonary circulation diseases I26 - I289
Congestive heart failure, etc. I500 - I509
Emphysema, etc. J43 - J47
Pneumoconiosis, etc. J60 - J65
Respiratory conditions and lung disorders, etc. J70
Adult respiratory distress syndrome, etc. J80 - J99
Difficulty breathing in newborns P22 - P229
Wilson-Mikity syndrome, etc. P270 - P289
Congenital malformations of cardiac chambers and connections Q20 - Q349
Difficulty breathing, etc. R060 - R068
Pneumonia-related diseases A202, A403, A482, B012, B052, B206, B221, B250, B953, B960, B961, G001, G12, J12, J15, J16, J17, J18, J100, J101, J110, J120~J129, J13, J14, J150~159, J160, J168, J170~J178, J180, J181, J182, J188, J189, J200, J67, J69, J678, J679, J680, J690, J691, J698, J8410, J851, J852, M001, M0010~M0019, O740, P23, P230~P239

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