CMS came out with a face-to-face examination checklist for power mobility devices, but it might be a case of too little, too late, some providers say.
New Medicare policies hamper access to mobility.
Round 1 contract providers in the Charlotte, Miami and Orlando competitive bidding areas have reported CO-108 denials on standard power wheelchair claims, reports AMEPA.
160 providers, clinicians and consumers attending the annual CELA Conference helped push a separate Medicare benefit for complex rehab the first step of the way with more than 220 visits to legislators
More than 300 complex rehab stakeholders will muster their muscle toward getting a separate Medicare benefit for the category during the Continuing Education and Legislative Advocacy Conference Feb. 16-18.
CMS has issued MLN Matters MM7116 on elimination of the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has come up with a list of the Top 20 American cities that are "livable" for people in wheelchairs.
CMS paid complex rehab technology providers more than any other payer in 2009, accounting for 39 percent of revenue, as reported in