Did you know that it is possible for Medicare to pay for a portion of the costs of a Medicare power chair? Medicare offers coverage for power chairs for those who can qualify through their guidelines. If you have Medicare and a power wheelchair would be required to perform daily tasks in the home, you might be able to qualify for a Medicare power chair. If you qualify, Medicare may cover up to 80% of the cost of a power chair. Medicare may also cover options and accessories for the wheelchair but these must meet Medicare coverage guidelines and must be a considered medically necessary to complete daily functions.
For Medicare to cover a power chair your doctor must state that it is needed because your medical condition. If you have Medicare you must be able to answer yes to the following questions in order to qualify for a Medicare power chair:
-Do I need a power wheelchair to complete daily activities in my home? -Does my medical condition restrict me from operating a manual wheelchair? -Do I have the ability to operate a Medicare power chair safely?
To see if you can qualify for a Medicare power chair at little or no cost to you, please fill out this form to talk to a mobility service representative.
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