Manual Tilt & Space wheelchairs are covered ... ...
The client is wheelchair dependent and requires the use of the wheelchair primarily inside the home.
The client is unable to effectively weight shift throughout the day and is at risk for skin breakdown on the back or bottom.
The client must have an evaluation performed by a Licensed / Certified Medical Professional (LCMP) that is one of the following:
A Physical Therapist
An Occupational Therapist
A Physician that has specific training and experience in rehabilitation wheelchair evaluations
The professional (from the list above) has documented the medical necessity for the wheelchair and its special features.
The LCMP may have no financial relationship with the supplier.
The wheelchair is provided by a Rehabilitative Technology Supplier (RTS) that employs a RESNA certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) who specializes in wheelchairs and who has direct, in-person involvement in the wheelchair selection for the client.