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Will the PMD demo expire?

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05/29/2015

WASHINGTON – A demo project requiring prior authorizations for power mobility devices has been hailed a success by all those involved, yet it’s due to expire Aug. 31.

Post-acute care could pay off

New payment systems offer new opportunities, says Kelsey Mellard of PACCR
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05/26/2015

ARLINGTON, Va. – Providers need to educate themselves on different post-acute care payment models if they want to get a piece of the pie, says Kelsey Mellard.

Leaders discuss challenges

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05/26/2015

A panel of six complex rehab providers and manufacturers in April led a discussion on the challenges associated with balancing innovation with reimbursement and the importance of consumer-driven advocacy during the National CRT Conference in Arlington, Va. 

Medicaid cuts threaten access to complex rehab in Illinois

National provider suspends service, as it did in California
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05/22/2015

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois’ decision to cut Medicaid reimbursement across the board by 16.75% is forcing complex rehab providers to reevaluate whether they can continue to provide products and services there.

Numotion fast tracks ALS patients

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05/15/2015

R0CKY HILL, Conn. – Few things happen quickly in the HME industry, but Numotion’s ALS Fast Track Program is the exception to the rule.

Top Mobility blazes dealership model

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05/08/2015

HUDSON, Fla. – Top Mobility moved into a new 12,000-square-foot location recently and plans to open its first dealership in Austin, Texas, in the next month or so. 

No shirt, no shoes, no Medicare

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04/24/2015

DORAL, Fla. – In the last six months, mobility provider Angel Pardo has visited Curacao, Grand Cayman and St. Barts. Not for pleasure—for business. 

U.S. Rehab retools tech program

Company offers new training programs based on experience
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04/24/2015

WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab has brought in some new faces to revamp its technician training program: Elizabeth Cole and Dick Fuller. 

Stakeholders eye 'new tool' for standers

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04/24/2015

NASHVILLE – After getting Tennessee’s Medicaid program, TennCare, to pay for elevated seating and standing systems on power wheelchairs, Darren Jernigan is setting his sights on other states. 

Stakeholders to lawmakers: ‘Make complex rehab bill a priority’

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04/24/2015

WASHINGTON – Complex rehab stakeholders convened on Capitol Hill this week to ask lawmakers to co-sponsor bills to create a separate benefit category for comple

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