Can I purchase Broda wheelchairs with Medicare, other insurance policies, or through government funding programs?
Always call your insurance provider or check with your eligible government funding program (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, ADP) prior to beginning the purchase process. They will help you know for sure if insurance covers your Broda wheelchair
Many people find their insurance company or government funding program will partially or fully cover the cost of their Broda wheelchair with a valid prescription, seating assessment, and statement of medical need from a licensed healthcare provider. Coverage varies by individual, so check your coverage prior to making a purchase.
Will my insurance pay for a Broda wheelchair?
While many people find their insurance will pay for a Broda wheelchair, you need to check with your insurance company or government funding program first. To do this, look at your member ID card that you received from your insurance carrier. Call the member services phone number located on your insurance or government funding ID card.
Inform the member services representative that you are hoping to purchase durable medical equipment. You will likely need a seating assessment, prescription, and a statement of medical need from a licensed healthcare professional, such as a doctor, nurse practitioner, physician’s assistant, occupational therapist, physical therapist, or a similar clinician.
Are Broda Wheelchairs Covered by Medicare?
If you are using Medicare services, many Broda wheelchairs fall under the HCPCS code E1161. Be sure to ask what documentation is necessary for funding approval.
For more information, check out How to Pay for Your Broda Wheelchair.