UM Guidelines
Wheelchair Options and Accessories

Ambulatory Care

BCBST modification effective September 10, 2013*

References

  1. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee network physicians. June - September 2013.
  2. Clinician Task Force. (2005, January). Clinician task force recommended wheeled mobility device coverage policy . Retrieved August 9, 2006 from http://www.cliniciantaskforce.org/documents/pdfs/coverage_policy_recommendations.pdf.
  3. Palmetto Government Benefits Administrators. (2006, July). DMERC Manual: Chapter 27 - Wheelchair options / accessories. Retrieved July 26, 2006 from http://www.palmettogba.com/palmetto/providers.nsf/(Docs)/85256D580043E75485257178004 97826?OpenDocument.
  4. Palmetto Government Benefits Administrators. (2006). Power mobility device coding guidelines . Retrieved August 4, 2006 from http://www.palmettogba.com/palmetto/other.nsf/Attachments/85256D430058D01D852571CA004EC 839/$FILE/Power+Mobility+Device+Coding+Guidelines+Final.doc.
  5. Palmetto Government Benefits Administrators. (2006, October). Local Coverage Determination for Power Mobility devices (L23613). Retrieved August 16, 2006 from https://coverage.cms.fu.com/articles/view_lcd_popup_front.asp?lcd_number=23613&lcd_ver sion=1&contractor_id=121.
  6. U. S. Department of Health & Human Services. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. LMPRs/LCDs for CIGNA Government Services. (2009, January). LCD for wheelchair options/accessories (L11451). Retrieved July 22, 2009 from http://www.cms.hhs.gov/mcd/viewlcd.asp?lcd_id=11451&lcd_version=50&show=all.