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Q&A: Study breaks down AT rules

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10/22/2015

As the role  of assistive technology professionals has become more spread out in schools, it’s become increasingly difficult to know which tasks are being performed and by whom.

Scootaround retools rewards program

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10/22/2015

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Three and a half years after its initial rollout, Scootaround has relaunched its Engage customer rewards program.

Providers may need to rethink accessories

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10/16/2015

WASHINGTON – With just two months left to reverse CMS’s plan to apply competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex power wheelchairs, industry stakeholders say providers need to have a Plan B, should legislative efforts fail.

Complex rehab stakeholders petition the president

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10/02/2015

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have launched a petition asking the White House to stop CMS from applying competitive bid pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

Provider grants modification needs

Mobility Products & Services helps customers with financial assistance through grants and waivers
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09/25/2015

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. – Home modifications for the elderly and disabled don’t come cheap, which is why Don Alvarez, owner of Mobility Products and Services is doing his best to lighten the load. 

Mike Barner: 'We need a stronger voice'

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09/25/2015

A lot has changed since Mike Barner got his start in the HME industry as a driver in 1985. Barner, an administrative manager at the University of Michigan Wheelchair Seating Service, took over the role of NRRTS president in July.

ATPs thrive amid consolidation

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09/18/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – While personnel cuts often go hand in hand with mergers and acquisitions, ATPs need not worry about job security, stakeholders say.

’Tis the season

‘Back to school is a big time for us,’ says one provider
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09/11/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – While teachers ready their classrooms for the arrival of new students, pediatric wheelchair providers prepare for the surge of school-related service calls. 

VMI’s Eaton analyzes consolidating accessibility market

‘This is more about economies of scale’
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09/04/2015

PHOENIX – There’s at least one person who’s not worried about consolidation in the wheelchair accessible van market: Doug Eaton.

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