Types of mobility accessories vary greatly. Electric scooters are ideal for out-of-home activities, as they glide smoothly and easily over a variety of surfaces. There are even portable motorized scooters that can be stowed in the trunk of your car to take along with you. Electric stair lifts can be associated with telephone jacks and mechanical door opening. Electric wheelchairs don’t need any kind of physical power to be used in order to operate them, beneficial to some users with limited mobility or those who are growing older. The invention of electric wheelchairs has been a blessing for many disabled people, because it considers and addresses the requirements of physically challenged people.
Scooters can have either front or rear-wheel drive. Weight capacities, suspensions and options vary widely by manufacturer. One of the more popular accessories, scooter arm tote bags attach quickly and easily to the arm of scooter with adjustable attachment. Scooter buyers suggest you climb aboard for the ride of your life. Electric wheelchairs also provide users with the facility of wheelchair lift which gives them the opportunity to raise themselves up an elevated surface without anyone holding the wheelchair.
When buying mobility accessories, Medicare will reimburse 80% of cost for those who qualify. Some qualification requirements like patients having severe Arthritis of the hip of knee or a severe neuromuscular disease are necessary to be receive coverage. Medicare will not cover the cost of an option or accessory if it is needed only for activities outside the home. You must have a written doctor’s order and the supplier must have the order on file before billing for your purchase. Medicare must be your primary insurance carrier in order to file the initial claim with them. If you have secondary insurance, often they will pay any remaining amount that Medicare did not cover.