How can we help you? What happens to my power chair if I go to a nursing home? 2 out of 3 found this helpful With the new Medicare guidelines, power chairs are rented over a 13-month period. Medicare will not continue to pay for the rental of a power mobility device if the Medicare beneficiary is admitted to one of the following facilities or programs: Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility Rehabilitation Facility Hospice Should you be admitted to one of these facilities or programs before the 13-month rental is complete, please call Hoveround immediately at 1-800-96-HOVER to make arrangements to return the equipment. Was this helpful? Yes (2) No (0) Category: General Related Questions What is Competitive Bidding and how does that affect my Medicare power chair coverage? How is the new Healthcare Law effecting my power wheelchair coverage? Does Medicare pay for repairs to my power chair? How do I obtain Medicare coverage for a power wheelchair?