How Much Does a Narrow Wheelchair Cost?

If you live with a disability that affects your movements, complex rehab narrow wheelchairs can help enhance your mobility and independence. In addition to aiding you in mobility, the Edge 3 Stretto™ narrow wheelchair has an overall width of 20.75 inches with a 12.5-inch drive wheel configuration, allowing you to navigate tight spaces with ease.Continue reading “How Much Does a Narrow Wheelchair Cost?”

Will Medicare Pay for a Narrow Wheelchair?

Medicare Part B may cover a portion of the cost of durable medical equipment (DME), such as a narrow wheelchair, when it is deemed medically necessary for the wheelchair user. Complex rehab narrow wheelchairs, including the Edge 3 Stretto™ narrow wheelchair, are usually needed by people who have significant physical disabilities due to birth disorders, injuries,Continue reading “Will Medicare Pay for a Narrow Wheelchair?”

Will Medicaid Pay for a Narrow Wheelchair?

Medicaid is the largest program of its kind designed to provide medical and health-related services to people with low incomes. Medicaid may cover a complex rehab power wheelchair, such as the Edge 3 Stretto™ narrow wheelchair, if the patient qualifies. The Medicaid program is funded through a combination of the federal and state governments. TheContinue reading “Will Medicaid Pay for a Narrow Wheelchair?”

Narrow Wheelchair Batteries and Medicare

Practicing proper charging habits helps prolong the life of your narrow wheelchair batteries, but there still comes a time when you have to replace them. When you are ready to replace and dispose of them, you may wonder if the batteries for your narrow electric wheelchair are covered by Medicare. Medicare Part B Coverage MedicareContinue reading “Narrow Wheelchair Batteries and Medicare”

Where to Buy a Pediatric Wheelchair

If your child has been diagnosed with a medical condition that affects his or her mobility, they may qualify for a Quantum® Power Chair. First your child needs to have a face-to-face evaluation with a doctor or physical therapist to determine his or her mobility needs. While there, the doctor or physical therapist can helpContinue reading “Where to Buy a Pediatric Wheelchair”

How to Buy a Pediatric Wheelchair

Your child may qualify for a Quantum® Power Chair if he or she has been diagnosed with a medical condition that affects his or her mobility. In order to determine if a power mobility device is right for him or her, you need to follow these steps. Schedule a Face-to-Face Examination The first thing youContinue reading “How to Buy a Pediatric Wheelchair”

Pediatric Wheelchair Medicaid Coverage

Medicaid is the largest program that provides medical and health-related services to those who qualify. Funded through cooperative efforts between the federal and state governments, each state is responsible for administering its own Medicaid program, while remaining within the national guidelines enforced by the federal government. Each state sets eligibility standards and determines the amountContinue reading “Pediatric Wheelchair Medicaid Coverage”

Funding for Narrow Wheelchair Ramps

Having access to transportation opens you to a world of possibilities. Maybe you aren’t living in an area with public transportation nor are in a situation where you can invest in a wheelchair accessible vehicle. There are options available to you. Do you know someone who can give you rides to appointments or take youContinue reading “Funding for Narrow Wheelchair Ramps”

Child Wheelchair Medicaid Coverage

Is your child living with a serious medical condition, such as cerebral palsy or spina bifida? If you believe that a wheelchair for child with cerebral palsy or other medical condition is the solution but aren’t sure how to pay for it, you do have options available to you. If you’ve heard of Medicaid, thenContinue reading “Child Wheelchair Medicaid Coverage”

Funding for Narrow Wheelchair Lifts

Being able to travel, no matter how near or far, can open a world of possibilities. Maybe you aren’t in a situation where you can invest in a wheelchair accessible vehicle right now. That doesn’t mean you have to forego traveling by van altogether. Does your caretaker or someone you spend a lot of timeContinue reading “Funding for Narrow Wheelchair Lifts”