Repairs -Individuals needing wheelchair, leg brace, and/or communication device repairs must notify MDA staff prior to having the repairs completed if payment by the Association is desired. Only MDA staff can approve and arrange for the repair of equipment and authorize subsequent payment.
MDA criteria for the payment of repairs are as follows:
MDA can assist only with repairs or modifications to wheelchairs and adjustments to leg braces & communication devices up to the maximum allowable of $500 per individuals/per year. This is paid after all insurances are billed with a prescription from a physician.
The following features are authorized for payment as repairs/modifications to wheelchairs:
Tires, Seatbelt/Chest Strap, Leg rests, Anti-tippers, Armrests, Solid or sling seat,
Wheelchair/ventilator tray, Solid back, Head rest, Frame adjustments, Heel loops, Brake extenders, Wheels, Powered components and Batteries just to name a few.