Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Conditions for Payment of Power Mobility Devices, Including Power Wheelchairs and Power-Operated Vehicles
GAO-06-650R: Apr 12, 2006
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on conditions for payment of power mobility devices, including power wheelchairs and power-operated vehicles. GAO found that (1) the rule defines the term "power mobility devices" as power wheelchairs and power operated vehicles and sets forth revised conditions for Medicare payment and who may prescribe the devices; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.