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Last week we took a look at 4 funding myths and misconceptions. Today we're taking a look at a few more funding myths and misconceptions.
Myth & Misconception #5: A Group 3 wheelchair base with tilt, seat elevator and power elevating legrests should be billed as K0861
Wheeled Mobility Funding can be a daunting obstacle in the procuring of complex rehab equipment. On top of the difficulties of funding there are a lot of myths and misconceptions out there that make funding all the more confusing. Today we're breaking down some of these myths and misconceptions in the first part of our two part series.
Myth & Misconception #1: Nobody pays for K0108
Power assist is often discussed hand in hand with shoulder injury or shoulder pain. What if the discussion was different? What if power assist was considered a proactive part of manual mobility to enhance health and function? Curtis Merring recently spoke with Laurie Watanabe for a Mobility Management podcast on SmartDrive. In the podcast Curtis changes the conversation about power assist and explains that SmartDrive is simply an extension of manual mobility. It can give the wheelchair user the means to do more of what they love without compromise, and only use it when they need it. Check out this podcast to hear more about SmartDrive as a proactive choice to power your push!
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More than 40 years ago, Permobil was founded with an idea: that what people can achieve should never be a question of ability, and we have the technology to make this dream possible. This belief is the very foundation of each of our brands – Permobil, TiLite and ROHO.
The industry standard in enhancing mobility with more capable, more personal electric power chairs.
Pioneers in lightweight personalized wheelchairs, built for life.
Advanced seating and positioning for proven comfort and skin protection for everyone, compatible with any wheelchair.