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Power seat elevation on power wheelchairs now covered as DME in ‘landmark’ CMS decision

In a recent decision, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will now cover power seat elevation as durable medical equipment through the Medicare program.

“Effective immediately, seat elevation for Medicare-covered power wheelchairs is considered a clinically meaningful benefit for Medicare beneficiaries who perform transfers from power wheelchairs or use the wheelchairs for mobility-related … Read More >>>

Post-PHE Hospice Regulation: Preparing for the Reinstated Volunteer Requirement

With the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ending, it’s time to gear up to return to the volunteer requirements that were waived in 2020. Among the flexibilities previously issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicaid & Medicaid Services (CMS), during the PHE, was the temporary lifting of the requirement that volunteers provide at least 5% … Read More >>>