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Accessible Gardening: Medicare? What a Joke!!!

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Tplant
Pembroke Pines, FL
(Zone 10a)

September 20, 2011
1:01 PM

Post #8816418

I'm here to tell you that I most definetly qualify for a power assist chair or scooter as per all my doctors as I have post polio syndrome and my legs are getting worse. I can not go to parks or walk on uneven ground because of my balance. Medicare has granted me a chair but it can only be used inside my home? What good is that as I'm still confined to my home and if they see me use it outside I lose it. They have inspectors with cameras according to my doctors.
I use a business chair with rollers inside my home so I don't need a power chair. I wanted a scooter so I can take my grandson fishing off the many piers available and close to us here in Florida, walk our brand new German Shepard puppy that my son bought for us or just go to a nearby park with a lake and wildlife whereas I love to photograph.
Prior to 2005 this would not be a problem but medicare changed the ruleing to save money. There were so many other ways to save money by stopping Medicare fraud...

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