Senate passes bill to address wheelchair repairs that can drag on for months

Boston Globe

People who use wheelchairs often face a months-long delay for basic repairs. The State Senate just passed legislation to address it. The bill requires all wheelchairs to come with two-year warranties and cuts the insurance approval process for expired warranty repairs under $1,000. Another crucial piece: Dealers must provide a loaner chair — or reimbursement for one — for most wheelchair repairs within four business days. Props to Senator Cronin for leading on this.

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