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CMS drops two codes from Round 2021

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07/02/2019

WASHINGTON – CMS has removed HCPCS codes E0992 and K0056 from the product category for standard power mobility devices for Round 2021 of competitive bidding. The reason: The two codes are only applicable to the standard manual wheelchairs product category.

Study: Outdated tech a pain for wheelchair users

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04/25/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – Nine out of 10 wheelchair users in the US experience pain as a result of their device, according to a new study.

Back in the spotlight: 'In-the-home' restriction

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., introduced a bill this month that would eliminate the “in-the-home” restriction for mobility devices for individuals with expected long-term needs. The Medicare Independent Living Act of 2009, H.R. 3184, has 12 co-sponsors.