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RECORDED - Get Ready to Provide Power Seat Elevation to your Medicare Clients Effective 4/1/2024 (1hr)

RECORDED - Get Ready to Provide Power Seat Elevation to your Medicare Clients Effective 4/1/2024 (1hr)

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Course Code:  PS0324h-1

0.0 AOTA CEUs/1 Contact Hours (IACET Only)

Target Audience:  Licensed/Certified Medical Professional (i.e. PT, OT), Rehab Professional (ATP, SMS, CRTS)

Course Description:   Power Seat Elevation is COVERED for beneficiaries enrolled in traditional Medicare (Part B) and ALL Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) regardless of their diagnosis, as long as they meet the coverage criteria for a PWC. How do you know your client will qualify for this new benefit, and what can you do if they don't? This course will provide clinicians with practical tools to evaluate and document the need for this power seat option; and assist suppliers in interpreting the information in the medical record to determine when and how to provide this enabling technology across all PWC groups. Hear an update from industry experts about the changes taking place in providing power seat elevation effective April 1, 2024 and get your questions answered.

Learning Objectives:  

At the conclusion of the course the participant will be able to:

  1. List the coverage criteria for the PWC base to determine the best client-equipment match when recommending a power seat elevation system.
  2. Given evaluation findings, identify the need for a power seat elevation system to transfer.
  3. Given evaluation findings, identify the need for an individual to use a power seat elevation system to reach and perform or participate in their ADLs.
  4. Identify the correct HCPCS codes to use when providing a power seat elevation system on a complex rehab power wheelchair as well as a standard power wheelchair base effective 4.1.2024.

Pre-requisites:  Participants should have a basic understanding of seating & wheeled mobility evaluations, documentation principles, power mobility equipment, and power seat options.


Hour 1

  • National Coverage Determination for Seat Elevation Equipment (Power Operated) on Power Wheelchairs (10 Min)
  • Clinical considerations, evaluation, and documentation requirements to justify power seat elevation devices for individuals with disabilities and chronic medical conditions. (30 Min)
  • Power seat elevation coding and reimbursement update (10 Min)
  • Q&A, Discussion (10 Min)

Course Level:   Intermediate

Instructional Methods:  Lecture, Demonstration

AOTA Classification Code:  None

ADA: If you require ADA accommodations, please contact the Education Department (

Disclosure Statement:  This course is for educational purposes and is based on outside peer-reviewed research. No specific product will be promoted or sold.