If mobility problems prevent you from being an active participant in your business, an electric scooter may be the answer to your problem. These scooters have come a long way from the large, clunky models of the past. Many scooters can maneuver well in tight spaces.
Because electric scooters are such a large investment, ensuring you choose one that meets your needs becomes a priority. Consider the following electric scooters basics to help you choose the most appropriate scooter for your life:
1. Decide the type of electric scooter you need to live an active life.
2. Apply for funding for your medical scooter if you qualify.
3. Get the most use out of your scooter by learning to use all of the options and features.
Get help before looking at electric mobility scootersChoosing a medical scooter that fits all your needs requires some research. Many companies that sell electrical scooters will help you choose a scooter that enables you to do many of the things you want to do. Keep in mind that many electric scooter distributors will try to upsell the scooter sale by offering you a number of convenience items.
Find out if you qualify for Medicare coverage for your electric scooterIf you are on Medicare and have a valid medical reason for needing an electric powered scooter, you should try to determine if your scooter will be covered by Medicare. Many medical electric scooters are covered if you have a prescription from your doctor. You can talk to a representative of many of the electric scooter distributors to get help filing a Medicare claim for your scooter.
Learn to operate the electric scooterMany companies that have electric scooters for sale offer demonstrations on how to use the scooter. Once the representative leaves your house, you may think of questions. Some companies have phone support for your scooter. If not, you can usually find ample information on the Internet to help you learn to use your scooter.
- Consider investing in indoor/outdoor and heavy duty electric scooters if you will use the scooter in harsh conditions. These are more expensive than basic scooters.