Paralysis Society of North AmericaBy Starnes, Nancy; PN: Paraplegia News, Vol. 56, No. 6, pp. 61-62
Publication Date: June 2000
Article discusses funding sources for new, advanced wheelchairs and other equipment for people with spinal cord injury (SCI), such as the Independence 3000 IBOT Transporter. The author suggests that wheelchairs such as the IBOT should be classified as assistive technology (AT) rather than as durable medical equipment (DME), in light of DME definitions and eligibility rules. The article also lists some alternative funding options.
Assistive Products Discussed: IBOT MOBILITY SYSTEM
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Paralyzed Veterans of America (Web Site: http://www.pva.org )