Many companies, particularly in today’s tight credit market, will have difficulty covering the upfront costs associated with providing the energy wheelchair, as well as maintaining it while receiving obligations over a 13-month rental period. More businesses will probably no more provide power wheelchairs, disrupting patient access, in rural areas especially. In addition, the government provides enacted a 36-month cap on oxygen reimbursement, a policy that removes links between the payments and the medical demands of Medicare beneficiaries.And while they have theories, experts don’t know why the differences in ambulance use exist. However the presence of another person during stroke, ability to speak education and English levels could have played functions, Mochari-Greenberger said. Dr. Salvador Cruz-Flores, seat of neurology at Texas Tech University Wellness Sciences Center in El Paso, said the results matter because stroke is normally more prevalent among minority groups. If one considers that minorities will keep growing, not addressing these differences can result in an increased death or disability price in the minorities with the associated monetary cost to culture, he said. Despite the study’s limitations, the findings are useful to the extent that they give us more evidence of the nagging problem, Cruz-Flores said.