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Professional Rehab zones in on mobility

‘The market today is totally different and it drives you to be really good at one thing’
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09/08/2017

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Professional Rehab & Mobility went all in with its wheelchair business recently, when it sold off its respiratory and DME segment, and rebranded.

MK Battery powers sport

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08/28/2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. – When 10 national teams met in Kissimee, Fla., in July to compete for top honors in the Federation Internationale De Powerchair Football Association (FIPFA) World Cup, all of the wheelchairs were powered with batteries from MK Battery, but there was no doubting which team the company was rooting for: Team USA.

NSM aims to be ‘employer of choice’

CEO Bill Mixon knows ‘employees are our growth engine’
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08/28/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility’s recent annual Seating Symposium kicked off with 73 new ATPs in attendance and closed out with a concert by country singer-songwriter John Rich.

Making the case

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08/28/2017

On potential need

“We’re going to have 8.3 million people over 80 in 2030,” said Jim Greatorex, vice president of Accessible Home Improvement of America, a division of the VGM Group, “and we have homes for less than half of them that they can be safe in and live in and thrive in in their senior years.”

NCART seeks updated financials

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08/25/2017

WASHINGTON – A lot has changed in the complex rehab market in the last nearly 10 years—that’s why NCART is looking to update its National CRT Provider Financial Survey.

Separate benefit for complex rehab back in play

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08/18/2017

WASHINGTON – Legislation to create a separate benefit for complex rehab is on the radar of the Congressional Budget Office, says NCART Executive Director Don Clayback.

NSM makes big play in Michigan

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08/02/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired the mobility division of Wright & Filippis, positioning the company as the leading provider of complex rehab solutions in Michigan, it says.

Q&A with Bill Fertig

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07/31/2017

KEW GARDENS, N.Y. - In mid-June, the United Spinal Association held its 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, which brought hundreds of members to Washington, D.C., to advocate on behalf of individuals living with spinal cord injuries and disorders.

NRTS backs wheelchair users

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07/31/2017

WASHINGTON – When wheelchair users rolled onto Capitol Hill in June to advocate for a number of issues, they had official support from NRRTS for the first time.

Complex rehab stakeholders ‘pick up pace’ for manuals

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07/28/2017

WASHINGTON – Complex rehab stakeholders scored a big win when CMS used its authority to stop reimbursement cuts for accessories for complex power wheelchairs, but their job is only half done.

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