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Complex rehab consolidation continues

Friday, December 3, 2010

United Seating and Mobility (USM) announced this week that it has picked up three RehabTECH branches: Fridley, Minn, which serves the greater Minneapolis area.; Oak Creak, Wis., which serves the greater Milwaukee

Users First Alliance gets nonprofit status, prepares for prime time

Thursday, December 2, 2010

I just finished up writing a Q&A with Users First Alliance's Ann Eubank for the January issue of HME News. Here's a sneak peak:

Separate benefit for complex rehab: Heard at Medtrade

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

During an update at Medtrade on the separate benefit for complex rehab, attendees were given the chance to ask questions of  steering committee members, including Don Clayback, chairman of the committee and executive director of NCART.

First-month purchase option: 'Doc-fix' development gives industry more time to build support

Friday, November 19, 2010

I just got off the phone with Seth Johnson, vice president of government affairs for Pride Mobility Products. He had this to say on the latest developments surrounding the industry's efforts to delay the elimination of the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs:

Medtrade: Best in show

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

So I had time to walk the show floor a little bit today and I noticed some of the exhibitors doing some pretty innovative things to catch the attention of attendees.

Medtrade: Don't miss change

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Three words sum up Clifford Schorer's advice for HME providers during the keynote address at Medtrade on Tuesday: "Don't miss change."

Scooter Store sweeps wheelchair contracts in 9 CBAs

Thursday, November 4, 2010

The Scooter Store announced this morning that it has accepted contracts for standard and complex power wheelchairs in each of the nine competitive bidding areas (CBAs).