Tell Medicare How iLevel Makes a Difference in Your Life

I have been talking about my Stretto Power Chair with iLevel® technology a lot, and there is a super good reason for that. CMS is having an open comment period about whether they should cover iLevel. While I tend to talk about and show off the iLevel feature on my Stretto Power Wheelchair a lot,Continue reading “Tell Medicare How iLevel Makes a Difference in Your Life”

Great Benefits of Elevation on My Quantum Power Wheelchair

Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love my wheelchairs. My wheelchairs are an integral part of who I am and I would never want to live a single day without them. It’s not just my ability to move at fast speeds and go over all types of terrain that I love about myContinue reading “Great Benefits of Elevation on My Quantum Power Wheelchair”

Wheelchair Users Need Access to Seat Elevation Like iLevel

One of the tenants that I live by is a quote by Maya Angelou: “Know better, do better.” I’ve never understood why we hold so tight to our beliefs and outdated ways of doing something when we learn more and have access to new advancements, like technology. With the advancement of wheelchairs, like the widespreadContinue reading “Wheelchair Users Need Access to Seat Elevation Like iLevel”

CMS Opens Public Comment Period on Seat Elevation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Aug. 15 the opening of a 30-day public comment period on national coverage analysis for power seat elevation systems as an accessory to Power Wheelchairs (Group 3). This will run through Sept. 14. The purpose of this national coverage analysis is to determine if theContinue reading “CMS Opens Public Comment Period on Seat Elevation”

Seat Elevation on My Quantum Power Wheelchair Improves My Life

This month, an exciting opportunity arose in the world of accessible technology as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid opened up a thirty-day comment period where people could submit public comments for why they believe Medicare should cover power seat elevation. While I’m relatively new to the game of power chairs, assistive technology and seatContinue reading “Seat Elevation on My Quantum Power Wheelchair Improves My Life”

Why Roll on Capitol Hill in D.C. is Important

In early June, I attended United Spinal’s Roll on Capitol Hill, a three day conference in D.C. where people with spinal cord disabilities learn about the most current policy issues and advocate with Congress to make positive changes. Because of the pandemic, this was the first time the Roll in Capitol Hill was held inContinue reading “Why Roll on Capitol Hill in D.C. is Important”