readers respond

Stipe, Joseph
May 2005
PN;May2005, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p12
Trade Publication
The article presents responses of the readers of the journal "Paraplegia News" related to veteran's problems. The proposed Medicaid budget cuts would eliminate not only wheelchairs and scooters and their repairs but also walkers, canes, oxygen, bed pans, catheters, ostomy care and prostheses. Wheelchairs and most equipment for people with disabilities cost too much. Chairs use odd-sized and hard-to-find parts and require special tools and know-how to repair. This is a deliberate rip off by the manufacturing and repair industries.


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