- Trapeze equipment is considered for
coverage if the beneficiary needs this device to sit up because of a respiratory condition, to change body position for other medical reasons, or to get in and out of bed
- Heavy Duty trapeze equipment is
covered if the beneficiary meets the criteria for regular trapeze equipment and the beneficiary’s weight is more than 250 pounds.
- A bed cradle is considered for coverage when it is necessary to prevent
contact with the bed coverings.
- Side rails or safety
enclosures are covered when they are required by the beneficiary’s condition and they are an integral part of, or an accessory to, a covered hospital bed.
Note: - If a beneficiary’s
condition requires a replacement innerspring mattress or foam mattress it will be covered for a beneficiary owned hospital bed.
Required Documentation for
- Prescription – Must be signed and dated by treating
- Detailed Written
Order – Signed and dated by the treating physician (prior
Notes – Including information stating why equipment is medically necessary (must comply with
Qualifications listed above).
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Hospital Bed Accessories