How can we help you? How do I obtain Medicare coverage for a power wheelchair? 2 out of 3 found this helpful The first step in obtaining Medicare coverage for your wheelchair is to speak with a Hoveround Mobility Specialist and schedule an appointment with your doctor. This appointment must be specifically for a mobility evaluation. Your doctor will evaluate your mobility limitations inside your home to determine medical necessity for a power wheel chair. A doctor’s prescription is required for Medicare coverage. Was this helpful? Yes (2) No (0) Category: General Related Questions What happens to my power chair if I go to a nursing home? What is Competitive Bidding and how does that affect my Medicare power chair coverage? Why do I have to see a doctor for Medicare to cover my power wheelchair? Who initiates the necessary Medicare or insurance paperwork?