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Adiant Mobile Personal Emergency GPS Safety Devices
MX-LOCare Wandering Prevention Watch

MindCare Store recommends contacting your primary insurance company or state Medicaid Program office to see what they cover and what documents they require!

1) Using the list of codes provided below, obtain a prescription from the doctor.
2) Request a quote -or- purchase the MX-LOCare Watch from the MindCare Store. Click HERE to purchase!
3) Submit prescription and quote -or- receipt to either your case / social worker or directly to your insurance company to make sure they will cover the Adiant Mobile device + associated service fee.

Please remember we are unable to bill Medicaid or your private insurance directly and therefore you are responsible for payment and submission of the paperwork required for reimbursement.

Insurance Codes + Prescription information for Adiant Mobile MX-LOCare GPS Watch

MX-LOCare GPS watches are confirmed to be covered by: Kaiser Permanente, United Healthcare, Transatlantic Insurance, American Maritime Officers, and Select Health... to name a few. The concept of wandering was added to ICD-9CM effective with the October 1, 2000 update as an inclusion term under at code 294.11.

A prescription from your Physician needs to be requested and including the following information:

Name: Adiant Mobile MX-LOCare GPS Watch for Wandering Prevention
Diagnoses Codes:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease (331.0)
  • Autism or Pervasive Development Disorder PDD (299.0-299.9)
  • Dementia, unspecified, with behavioral disturbance (294.21)
  • Intellectual disabilities (317-319)

Sub code: (See above)

Wandering Code: V40.31

HCPCs: S5162 - Billing Code for Purchase

Additional Codes (if needed)

Other: If denied – Use Enhanced Medical Assistive technology
HCPCs: S5199
CPT Codes – X is HIPAA compliant code S is CPT or HCPCs code
X5012 Personal emergency response system S5160, S5161, S5162
S5160: Emergency response system; installation and testing S5161:
Emergency response system; service fee, per month (Excludes installation and testing)
S5162: Emergency response system; purchase only X5014 DME – personal emergency response system, Installation

The new HCPCs codes level 2 are for items not covered in level 1 coding. Try these new codes HSW is Health, Safety, & Welfare

HCPCs Code - S5160K
Units of Service – Maximum allowed based on 12 month plan
Personal Emergency Response System – install/test (HSW Only)
HCPCs Code – S5161HK Per Month
Unit of Event Personal Emergency Response System - monthly service fee (HSW only) S5161HK Per Month

Please contact directly for any questions regarding the possibility of getting paid or reimbursed by insurance.
GPS Watch Comparison Chart

MindCare carries the best GPS tracking watches for those living with Alzheimer's, Dementia and Autism. We offer these GPS watches at the best price or with a discounted annual service contract.

What makes our watches different? The locking clasp mechanisms. The ONLY approved GPS tracking watches for those with Alzheimer's or Autism should have a locking clasp so that the wearer cannot easily remove it. We have arranged for the watch GPS services to be provided directly with the manufacturers, but MindCare has arranged the best deals on the internet to help you save money or to have your GPS watch covered by insurance.

Even though you will purchase your watch from MindCare, activation and any service contracts will be handled by the manufacturer’s service center once you receive your watch. Use the chart and information below to help you make the right decision!

TRiLOC by Safetracks GPS
Located in Canada, Safetracks provides service in the USA and Canada and is one of the finest companies in the business. Historically it has done business with a broad spectrum of government agencies by tracking and locating contracted employees. The TRiLOC GPS Watch is locked onto the wrist for security and are made of highly durable materials. MindCare has not been alerted to a situation where the band was ever separated from person wearing it. In addition this device has fall detection in case of a falling incident. Please be aware that this device is larger than a typical watch and that we are licensed to sell the Safetracks TRiLOC GPS tracking watch in the USA only.

Freedom Watch by Lok8u
The Freedom GPS Tracking Watch by Lok8u is highly recommended for those that are much more sedentary. When the device is located within 100 feet of the receiver it is on radio frequency mode which draws a minor charge from the battery - allowing it to last up to 30 days between charges. The base station can be located at a home or facility or even fit in a pocket or purse of a caregiver when walking with the wearer.
MindCare highly recommends this GPS watch for its service, size, ease of use and battery life!

GPS Tracking Watches for Alzheimer's, dementia and adults with Autism

Tracking devices using GPS (global positioning system) are assistive technologies that can help to promote safe walking by alerting caregivers when a person with dementia, Autism or Alzheimer's wanders outside of a defined area, plus providing the geographic coordinates of that person so they can be found more easily and quickly. Mobility and the freedom to walk outdoors are important for maintaining quality of life. Wandering can provide beneficial physical exercise, a sense of personal autonomy, and social contact. The involvement of people with dementia in activities outside of the home can also relieve some of the stress of their caregivers, but as their disease progresses and memory becomes impaired, people with dementia may become lost, even in familiar places. As a result, individuals with dementia can go missing or experience critical incidents when they leave home alone and are unable to find their way back.

People with memory loss may also become lost while driving or taking public transit — where a much larger territory may need to be covered in a search to find them. Those with dementia who wander are at increased risk of injury or death from traffic accidents, hypothermia, dehydration, falls, fractures, and drowning.

GPS Tracking Watches:
  • May reduce the time required to find missing individuals with dementia or Autism and the costs associated with search and rescue operations.
  • May increase the independence, autonomy, and freedom of some people with early- to moderate-stage dementia, and reduce caregiver anxiety and stress.
  • May help caregivers and emergency responders to quickly locate and ensure the safety of people who wander.
  • Make people with dementia feel more secure and allow them to be more independent.
  • Provide reassurance and relieve caregiver anxiety. Wandering adds more confusion to the lives of those already dealing with a disorienting disease, and leads many people with Alzheimer’s or dementia into unsafe situations.

GPS tracking devices for dementia and Autism are an increasingly affordable option to help families to prevent wandering. However, not everyone with dementia or Autism wanders or might benefit from a GPS tracking watch. While the devices may be useful to individuals in the earlier stages of dementia — and to their caregivers — for those with an advanced stage, unsupervised walking may not be safe.

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