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    My then primary insurance in 2008 said that the...

    My then primary insurance in 2008 said that the chair was "unauthorized purchased", as it was a "luxury good". If I end up going for the F3 that is covered by Medicare the VA will pay what Medicare...
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    Medicare and Permobil upgrades

    I have been without a power chair for 2.5 years. My previous power chair was authorized by my now secondary insurance ChampVA (I am a beneficiary from my deceased father) back in 2008. Back then I...
  3. Unfortunately I already know of the cognitive...

    Unfortunately I already know of the cognitive side-effects of the Diazepam. My grades took a tumble this past year in my senior year in college. I am going to take SCI Nurse's alternative medication...
  4. Thanks SCI nurse for your suggestions! I will...

    Thanks SCI nurse for your suggestions! I will increase my prone time and mention the alternative medications to my physician and see what he thinks. If these medications don't work better to control...
  5. Prolonged Muscle Spasms Without Rehab Power Wheelchair

    Hi all,

    For the past year and a half I've been without my (rehab) Permobil power wheelchairs. Prior to having a rehab power wheelchairs. I never had muscle spasms. The Permobils I had allowed me...
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    Thanks triumph, I will see if I can dig up that...

    Thanks triumph, I will see if I can dig up that (seemingly) Medicare denial and try to appeal it!
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    Thanks triumph, I will see if I can dig up that...

    Thanks triumph, I will see if I can dig up that (seemingly) Medicare denial and try to appeal it!
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    Permobil Purchasing Problems

    Hi all,

    I've been a longtime Permobil Vertical Stander user from the Chairman C2K (purchased by ChampVA/Champus in '03) to a C500 (also purchased by ChampVA/Champus in '09). I am not a Veteran, I...
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    Are power chair chargers recyclable?

    That's my question exactly. Thanks for the replies.
  10. Braunability Entervan XT conversion & Remote Start

    Just picked up a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan w/ BraunAbility XT conversion (LOVE IT, being my first car). One aftermarket accessory from Dodge I thinking about adding is the factory Remote Start Will...
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    Permobil C500 VS Problem

    Anybody have a C500 VS (R-NET) that randomly turns off? When I press the power button it beeps and clicks like it is going to turn on but the screen stay blank. When I disconnect the control and...
  12. Veterans Mobility discount for beneficiaries (non-veterans)

    I am veteran beneficiary (specifically a helpless child) with spina bifida. I also am in the market for a new van. Given their disability, has any non- veteran been able to qualify for a mobility...
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    Braun vs. VMI conversion

    We could be in the market for a new van (have the current van in the shop for over a week, with no explanation why it broke down). My current van is a 2000 a full-size Chevrolet with a raised roof...
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    Problem fixed! Looking through the ICS technical...

    Problem fixed! Looking through the ICS technical manual under Emergency Manual Operation Mode (Take Me Down) I am able to Take Me Down. After with issue I am thinking their might be an issue with the...
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    I didn't have that manual, I'll take a look.

    I didn't have that manual, I'll take a look.
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    Help permobil madness!!

    Last night my VS seat elevator stopped midstand. I tried the Button 5 & 7 combination on the ICS switchbox, to no avail. Because the elevator stopped midway I am driving on a reduced speed. Any other...
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    Permobil Problem

    I have now owned my Permobil C500 VS for three weeks. Everything seemed to be going great, until last night. I'm hearing a "clicking" sound from the undercarriage (right where the main wheels are)....
  18. Well my vendor and the Permobil rep. just left...

    Well my vendor and the Permobil rep. just left and know I am standing at a full file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/Arturo/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/msohtml1/01/clip_image002.gif (at a “tick tack” position). As you go from...
  19. Well I don't the features of the previous C500...

    Well I don't the features of the previous C500 Stander but compared to the Chairman stander (my previous chair) it can raise my legs without going into a full laying position. The newly integrated...
  20. I have not gotten an answer yet, it looks like I...

    I have not gotten an answer yet, it looks like I am going have to wait until Monday and call my vendor and hope he was able to contact the regional Permobil rep.
  21. To All Permobil C500 VS owners: Should I wait for my vendor and Permobil rep?

    I just received my Permobil C500 stander yesterday, everything is great except for one issue. When the chair was delivered and the chair was in standing mode the front casters were not touching the...
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    New Permobil questions

    I will be receiving my second Permobil, a C500 VS, thanks to the VA. I have two questions (1) What are the differences between the Chairman 2k and the C500, besides electronics? (2) Do you think...
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    I will be receiving my second Permobil, a C500...

    I will be receiving my second Permobil, a C500 VS, thanks to the VA. I have two questions (1) What are the differences between the Chairman 2k and the C500, besides electronics? (2) Do you think...
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    I am a VA beneficiary from my father, when my...

    I am a VA beneficiary from my father, when my vender got a so called “credit card” from the VA to order it with he was told I have to make a decision by the time I am 22 to decide what my next chair...
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    What do you think the the probability of the VA...

    What do you think the the probability of the VA purchasing an iBot if a 30K Permobil stander was purchased 3yrs. before it? I ask this because when when my vender obtained the purchae information he...
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