All Mobility Scooters Frequently Asked Questions
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Will my power wheelchair be covered by my insurance provider?
Medicare, Medicaid and the majority of private insurance companies provide coverage for power wheelchairs, mostly between 50% and 80% of a set allowable price. If you're unsure if your insurance provider offers such coverage, don't worry, The SCOOTER Store can contact your insurance company to find out. Back to top
How do I find out if I qualify?
Most insurance providers require your doctor to fill out a form that is called a Certificate of Medical Necessity. This form has several questions that assess your mobility. If your doctor feels that you need an power wheelchair, he/she will fill out the form and send it back to us with a written prescription and office visit notes that support your need for a power wheelchair. Upon receiving these forms, we will submit them to your insurance provider to find out if you qualify. Back to top
How do I submit a claim to my insurance provider for a power wheelchair?
As an authorized provider for power wheelchairs, The SCOOTER Store will assist you with all the paperwork. Once we have received your doctor's approval, The SCOOTER Store will send the necessary documentation to your insurance company for approval. Back to top
How can I get help obtaining a power wheelchair?
When you speak to one of The SCOOTER Store's representatives, he/she will obtain the necessary information from you to help you obtain your power wheelchair. The SCOOTER Store handles everything so the process is simple for you. Back to top
Are there others experiencing the same mobility problems?
Sometimes you may feel like you are the only one suffering from mobility impairments, however you are not alone. By 2020, the senior population will number approximately 115 million, many of whom may eventually need power wheelchairs†. Back to top
Source: "Aging in Place in America" study commissioned by Clarity and the EAR Foundation. † Sources: The Center for Mature Consumer Studies and The Roper Organization for Modern Maturity Magazine.