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Expand coverage for pediatric wheelchairs outside of the home.

Only one wheelchair is covered for the pediatric population by Medicaid and it must be medically necessary and solely for use inside the home.  This does not allow for full exploration of the outside environment.  For children, normal health and development are proven to be integrated with education, as well as social and physical interaction with their environment; as such, medical necessity for children should extend beyond the home environment.

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