For Provider Participants: Policy

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For Provider Participants: Policy

Wheelchair standards WC 19 - safe securement

The Veterans Administration should pay for and encourage “transit” wheelchairs that comply with ANSI/RESNA standard WC19. This is a voluntary standard that specifies design and performance requirements for wheelchairs that are suitable for use as a seat in motor vehicles. These mobility devices can be more easily secured on public transit vehicles and are safer in the (unlikely) event of a crash.

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