TITLE

VA Wheelchairs: How To Get Them

AUTHOR(S)
Henning, Charles
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
PN;May2011, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the eligibility criteria and procedures in acquiring wheelchairs from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). It tackles the Veterans' Healthcare Eligibility Reform Act of 1996 that provides VA eligibility rules in which the requirement prohibiting VA furnishing prosthetic devices on outpatients, has been removed. It explores the general wheelchair request process which includes medical prescription, patient evaluation, and prosthetics eligibility verification.
ACCESSION #
59967837

 

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