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Stakeholders formally ask CMS to reconsider coverage for seat elevation

September 22, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The ITEM Coalition has submitted a formal request for reconsideration of the national coverage determination for mobility assistive equipment to include coverage of power seat elevation and power standing systems for Group 3 complex rehab power wheelchairs, according to AAHomecare. The request spans more than 60 pages, references 129 clinical articles and includes a redline revision of the existing NCD for MAE, as well as a draft local coverage determination for both systems, the association...

Complex Rehab, ITEM Coalition, Power seat elevation, Power standing systems

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Clinician's corner: Explore payment options for elevation

November 23, 2015Guest Commentary

In my travels and discussions with clinicians and providers I am hearing a disturbing myth that “nobody” pays for a power seat elevation system. This could not be further from the truth.E2300—“Wheelchair accessory, power seat elevation system, any type”—was added to the HCPCS code set on Jan. 1, 2004, and is listed as valid for DMERC submission. Unfortunately, Medicare policy states that a power seat elevation feature is non-covered because it is not primarily...

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