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How could I get a motor scooter for a loved one with vascular dementia?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Buy one

Cms regulations for motorized scooter are quite specific and available at their website or one of the popular "scooter" stores.
If you do not qualify under cms rules for payment please do not ask your doctor to bend the rules or lie to get a scooter. If you cannot qualify under cms rules go buy one at a yard sale, craig's list, etc.

In brief: Buy one

Cms regulations for motorized scooter are quite specific and available at their website or one of the popular "scooter" stores.
If you do not qualify under cms rules for payment please do not ask your doctor to bend the rules or lie to get a scooter. If you cannot qualify under cms rules go buy one at a yard sale, craig's list, etc.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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In brief: Tax deductible too!!

The expense of buying the scooter yourself, or any other out-of-pocket medical expenses (prescription drugs, tests, office co-pays, etc.
) are tax deductable--don't forget that & keep your receipts. I & many other physicians will write prescriptions for therapeutic massage, exercise, aqua therapy, etc. Write-off whatever you pay for these services; a gym membership, masseuse, personal trainer ;).

In brief: Tax deductible too!!

The expense of buying the scooter yourself, or any other out-of-pocket medical expenses (prescription drugs, tests, office co-pays, etc.
) are tax deductable--don't forget that & keep your receipts. I & many other physicians will write prescriptions for therapeutic massage, exercise, aqua therapy, etc. Write-off whatever you pay for these services; a gym membership, masseuse, personal trainer ;).
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