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Thread: get another chair from Medicare?

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    Senior Member alan's Avatar
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    Baltimore, MD

    get another chair from Medicare?

    My current chair (TDX3) is not working out for me at all. Is it possible to request a new chair through Medicare, though my five years is nowhere near up? Would a letter from my doctor to my DME explaining my problems help?

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    Senior Member jessie.gray's Avatar
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    Washington State
    It depends on how its not meeting your needs. I had to get a new evaluation for a wheelchair recently, because I had lost a lot of weight and my current chair that Medicaid paid for was too big and harder to push. I had only had the chair for a year before I lost all that weight, but it was a need that my insurance considers when paying for a new wheelchair prior to the 5 year time.


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