We participate in several programs outside of insurance.
Florida Dept. of Education – Vocational Rehabilitation Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal-state program that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities.
We provide a wide variety of services through Vocational Rehabilitation ranging from vehicle modifications, to home accessibility and other types of assistive technology devices.
Veteran’s Affairs – Prosthetics
VA’s Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services is responsible for the national policies and programs for medical rehabilitation, prosthetic and sensory aids services that promote the health, independence and quality of life for Veterans with disabilities.
Here are some community resources you may not know about….
Center for Independent Living
They provide services like ADA Paratransit, Employment Services & Solutions, Sign Language Interpreting, High School High Tech, Durable Medical Equipment Closet, and Ramp Construction Projects.
Veteran’s Affairs – The Honor Center – Transitional Housing
The HONOR Center (providing Hope, Opportunities, Networking, Outreach and Recovery), located in Gainesville, FL, is a state-of-the-art facility providing comprehensive homeless programs, including Permanent Supported Housing, HUD-VASH, Grant and Per Diem Transitional Housing, Health Care for Re-Entry Veterans, and Veterans Justice Outreach
The ability to operate a vehicle can be integral to a person’s ability to maintain independence and mobility. UF SmartDriver Rehab provides driver rehabilitation services for clients in the greater Gainesville area and throughout north-central Florida.
The above is an immensely helpful resource for anyone that is struggling to pay the rising costs of insulin.
YOU MAY HAVE OTHER OPTIONS!
Insurance can be restrictive in the sense that there are considerations they do not make – they do not consider outside usage to be primary indication of need, and some insurances may consider items like scooter a convenience.
If you are a veteran, employed, looking for employment or schooling, one of these programs just may be able to help you.