Medicare Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of commonly asked questions about power chairs and Medicare coverage. 

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact one of our mobility specialists at at 1-800-542-7236.

  • How do I know if I qualify for Medicare coverage for a power wheelchair?
  • What is Competitive Bidding and how does that affect my Medicare power chair coverage?
  • How is the new Healthcare Law affecting my power wheelchair coverage?
  • Why do I have to see a doctor for Medicare to cover my power wheelchair?
  • Will Medicare and my insurance pay for 100% of my Hoveround power chair?
  • What happens to my power chair if I go to a nursing home?
  • Do I have to pay the 20 percent co-payment?
  • How do I obtain Medicare coverage for a power wheelchair?
  • Who initiates the necessary Medicare or insurance paperwork?