man using a seat elevator wheelchair riding outside with woman walking a dog

Rise for Access

Medicare wants to hear from you.

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The ITEM Coalition is advocating for Medicare to provide coverage for seat elevation and standing systems in power wheelchairs.

Learn more about our efforts.

Watch below to learn about our work and how you can help. 

Take Action Today

We need your help to push this effort forward. If you support coverage for beneficiaries in need of these systems, here are some easy ways to make a difference.

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Advocate for Coverage

Medicare is currently holding an open comment period to receive feedback from the public about covering these critical technologies. It’s important to share your perspective about why Medicare should cover seat elevation and standing systems – see our draft talking points and instructions. Click on the link below for more information.

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Register for Updates

There will be additional opportunities to comment to Medicare as this effort develops. We can let you know when future comment periods are opened. We will only email you when there are important developments about this effort and will not share your contact information with anyone else. Click on the link below to register for updates.

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Sign the Petition

We want to show Medicare the widespread support for this coverage! Make your voice heard by adding your name to our petition. Click on the link below to get started.

Wheelchair Systems in Action

See how Ali and Jim use these systems in their daily lives.

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