Check your own health insurance policy. Look for a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) clause. What does it say? Is your coverage limited to a low amount such as $2500? Or do you even have a DME clause? Problems with inadequate coverage amounts and slow approval times from Medicare and Medicaid are what we’re working to overcome.
An article in Ability Tools Weekly discusses the problem with obtaining Durable Medical Equipment. Coverage has become much more restrictive in recent years. Expensive items like complex wheelchairs may be out of reach for those most in need who lack funds.