Power Chairs


CMS to Scrutinize PMD Claims in 2012 Demonstration Project

Medicare claims in seven states will be subjected to prepayment review and prior authorization.

Funding Essentials

Power Mobility Device Options: Coding Q&A

Pediatric Complex Rehab

Kids Happen

Active kids (and their families) need seating & mobility systems that last. So we asked experts some tough questions about durability, which types of equipment are likely to need a little extra TLC, and how assessment can make a big difference.

Providers Reminded About Proper Electronics Billing

Clarification document from four DME MACs gives examples of proper procedures for power chair electronics billing.

Next Generation Electronics

Electronics: The Next Generation

Power Chair Systems Are Ever Evolving, But Which Functions & Features Are Most Important to the Future?

Electronics do so much more than drive power wheelchairs. Here's what our experts think the next generation of electronics will be able to do -- and how today's electronics make independent mobility possible for more clients than ever.

CMS Updates Power Chair Rental FAQs

Question topics include breaks in service and repair/replacement policy.



Permobil's New Facility Wins Industrial Development Award

North American headquarters in Lebanon, Tenn., opened last year.

Policy Revision to Allow ABN Usage on Group 2 POVs, Group 4 Power Chairs

Still deemed not medically necessary by Medicare, vehicles will qualify for ABN use in the future.

Switch or Proportional

What Drives Them?

Switch or Proportional: Choosing What Works for Very Young Power Chair Users

Do very young power chair users find switches easier to understand? Or are proportional drive controls the better choice for children learning to operate power mobility?

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"I Prefer to Alter This Paradigm"

Karen Kangas, OTR/L, on Teaching Very Young Children to Operate PMDs

Karen Kangas, OTR/L, on creating the right environment for young children learning to operate power chairs.

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"Here Comes That Wall!"

Amy Morgan, PT, ATP, on Allowing Children to Interact in Three Dimensions

Amy Morgan, PT, ATP, on allowing children to interact in three dimensions when learning to operate power chairs.

Permobil Shows Off New Facility, Launches National Tour

Power Trip tour to visit 32 cities starting this week.

Pride Rolls Out Galaxy Financing Subsidiary

Programs address elimination of first-month purchase option for standard power.