Tips to strengthen your case for coverage of power mobility devices
Getting insurance coverage for a power wheelchair shouldn’t be a struggle. But Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance denials are not uncommon, especially when high-tech features like tilt-and-recline, seat elevators, power leg lifts and standing features are added.
But as the sports experts often say, a strong defense wins championships.
Signatures needed for congressional petition
While adjusting the coverage guidelines for mobility devices, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has neglected to modify Medicare’s “in the home” policy. Medicare will continue refusing to cover mobility devices unless they’re medically necessary for participation in an activity of daily living in the home.
In 1995, my 14-month-old son Adam was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, type 2.
At the time, my husband and I both worked full time. David was an electronics technician, and I worked in a discount store until I found the teaching position I'd trained for in college. We...
When you set off down the road of health insurance coverage, you may quickly find yourself lost in a dark and frightening maze. There may be as many questions about health insurance as there are people seeking the answers, but they all really boil down to one: How can I get my insurance provider to cover the ongoing and unexpected medical expenses related to having a neuromuscular...