Having trouble with daily tasks such as cooking your meals or going to the bathroom?

Looking for the freedom you once had to navigate your home and continue being as independent as you can?

We can help!

Below you will see a step by step guide on qualifying for a power wheelchair.

Step 1

Visit with your practitioner for a face to face examination and discuss your mobility options.
During your exam, your practitioner must first consider why a cane, walker or a manual wheelchair want meet your needs to perform activities of daily living including, toileting, grooming, bathing, dressing, and eating. This must be documented in patients progress or chart notes.

Step 2

Have your practitioner fax (618-242-0424 or 866-469-6054) or mail the written prescription for an Occupational or Physical Therapist evaluation with medical records, and demographics to TMS Mobility.

Step 3

TMS Mobility will contact you to arrange the therapy evaluation with therapist. A TMS seating specialists will attend this evaluation to make sure that all required information is documented.

Step 4

TMS Mobility will compile all required documentation and supporting documentation and submit these documents to the patient’s insurance company for prior authorization. Every insurance has a different process, and timeframe for authorization, but TMS Mobility average wait time between evaluation and delivery of product is 45 days.

Jeff Burkett, ATP

What is an ATP?

ATP stands for Assistive Technology Professional.

An ATP is a certified individual who specializes in analysing the needs of consumers with disabilities, assisting in the selection of appropriate assistive technology for the consumers’ needs, and providing training in the use of the selected devices.

Interested in other mobility options?

Try out a rental!

Rental items include:

  • Knee Scooters
  • Go-Go Scooters
  • Lift Chairs
  • Ramps
  • Wheelchairs