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Breaking news: Medicare coverage for power wheelchairs

TMA is excited to share the news about Medicare coverage for seat elevation for Medicare beneficiaries using power wheelchairs. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made a significant expansion to its coverage policies for individuals relying on power wheelchairs. Effective immediately, Medicare will now cover seat elevation in power wheelchairs for Medicare…

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The Myositis Association announces myositis research awards

COLUMBIA, MD, May 9, 2023 – The Myositis Association announces the awarding of two new research grants to fund basic and applied investigations in myositis diseases. Since 2002, TMA’s annual research funding program has awarded nearly $8.2 million in research support. They are pleased to announce the following research projects selected by TMA’s Board of…

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The Myositis Association Announces Peter Frampton as its Heroes in the Fight – 2023 Patient Ambassador Award Winner

COLUMBIA, MD, April 17, 2023 – The Myositis Association announces its 2023 Patient Ambassador Award recipient is Grammy-winning musician Peter Frampton. This award is presented to a member of the myositis community who has demonstrated extraordinary effort and success raising awareness of myositis diseases within the larger community, raising funds to support TMA and its…

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