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CMS Will Require Prior Authorization For 31 Power Wheelchair Types

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The US Medicare agency announced will require prior authorization for 31 types of power wheelchairs in an update to its list of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) that need prior authorization as a condition of payment under Medicare.

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