​Now in effect: Updated policy on power wheelchairs, vehicles, and devices

July 18, 2022

Effective July 18, 2022, AmeriHealth Administrators, AmeriHealth New Jersey, and AmeriHealth Pennsylvania have updated the medical policy on Power Wheelchairs (PWCs), Power-Operated Vehicles (POVs), and Push-Rim-Activated Power-Assist Devices.

Face-to-face requirement language has been added for HCPCS code E0986.

For detailed information, please refer to AmeriHealth Medical Policy #05.00.54i: Power Wheelchairs (PWCs), Power-Operated Vehicles (POVs), and Push-Rim-Activated Power-Assist Devices.