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A patient brings a prescription for a power wheelchair to the outpatient clinic. He is an elderly man who has Medicare for health insurance. What should the OT advise the patient to do?
A. Take the prescription to an approved Medicare participating DME provider.
B. Schedule an appointment for an initial wheelchair fitting.
C. Refer the patient to physical therapy.
D. Take the prescription to Walgreens.

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Asked on September 12, 2017 7:43 am
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Answer: A. Take the prescription to an approved Medicare participating DME provider. Medicare part B will cover durable medical equipment (DME) if it is purchased from a provider who participates in the Medicare program.

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