ATG Rehab adds two more offices

Sunday, October 31, 2010

ROCKY HILL, Conn. - ATG Rehab has opened two new offices in Washington state, the Rocky Hill, Conn.-based rehab provider announced in September. The offices are headed up by the following assistive technology professionals (ATPs): Stacey Reeser in Lynnwood, and Michelle Marchand and Doug Ekness in Tacoma. The Lynnwood office serves the University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle Children's Hospital and school districts. The Tacoma office works closely with the Muscular Dystrophy Association's South Sound office, Providence St. Peter Hospital and school districts.

Blanchard oversees growing presence

HOUSTON - Active American Mobility and Medical Supply has promoted Cody Blanchard to regional operations manager. Blanchard was general manager of the Webster, Texas, store and has been with the company since 2002. In his new role, Blanchard will manage operations for five stores, four in the greater Houston area and one in San Antonio.

Custom Mobility donates wheelchair

TAMPA BAY, Fla. - Nine volunteers from Sailability Greater Tampa Bay journeyed to the British Virgin Islands earlier this year to donate much-needed mobility equipment to local special needs schools. One of the three wheelchairs donated was a custom-built, power wheelchair by Custom Mobility, a rehab provider in Largo, Fla.

OIG tells D and M Sales to pay up

HONOLULU, Hawaii - During calendar years 2006 through 2008, D and M Sales often didn't claim reimbursement for power mobility devices and associated accessories per Medicare requirements, according to a report published by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) in September. Of the 30 claims reviewed by a Medicare contractor, 29 didn't meet the requirements. For the majority of claims, 26, there was inadequate documentation.

VMI showcases converted minivan

PHOENIX - Vantage Mobility International (VMI) was at the Abilities Expo in Houston in August with its wheelchair accessible version of the 2010 Honda Odyssey minivan. VMI, which was a vendor at the event, also had on hand a converted Tuscany Echelon.