Subscribe to Mobility

Mobility

Tread carefully with reuse programs, position paper says

 - 
07/25/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – DME reuse programs can be attractive in the face of state budget shortfalls, but an upcoming position paper from NCART says there are complications to consider before implementing such programs.

CMS proposal oversimplifies wheelchair provision

 - 
07/18/2014

WASHINGTON – The devil’s in the details, and the lack of details in CMS’s proposal to implement bundled monthly payments for standard manual and power wheelchairs has stakeholders on edge.

Roll on Capitol Hill builds on momentum

 - 
06/27/2014

WASHINGTON – Activists who rolled into Washington, D.C., June 22-24 found that advocacy efforts are paying off, as more congressional offices are well versed in the issues facing people with disabilities, including the need for a separate benefit for complex rehab.

Capped rental: National companies brush by change

 - 
06/20/2014

ROCKY HILL, Conn., and FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The capped rental rule will squeeze cash flow and generate more paperwork, national mobility providers say, but it’s not altering their strategies just yet.

Messaging through film: NSM highlights 11-year-old

 - 
06/20/2014

PHILADELPHIA – How long would you wait for your mobility?

If you’re 11-year-old Dylan, not long at all, thanks to National Seating & Mobility (NSM).

Medicaid's big problem

 - 
06/20/2014

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Industry veteran and PMDRx CEO Gary Cox is making a bid for a seat in Arizona’s state senate. Unchallenged in the primary, he is on the ballot for November’s election. One of his priorities: fixing the state’s Medicaid system.

States pick up seperate benefit

'The biggest challenge is always to get that first state,' says NCART's Don Clayback
 - 
06/20/2014

A bill signed recently in Colorado establishes separate recognition for complex rehab within the DME category. Similar legislation is pending in several other states.

Complex rehab gains inroads at state level

 - 
06/06/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – A bill signed recently in Colorado establishes separate recognition for complex rehab within the DME category. Similar legislation is pending in several other states.

New proposal digs deeper into wheelchair codes

 - 
05/30/2014

WASHINGTON – Certain wheelchair codes not included in the current PMD demo project could be included in a new prior authorization program recently proposed by CMS.

Outcomes data collection program grows

 - 
05/23/2014

PITTSBURGH – A University of Pittsburgh tool that’s keeping track of how patient function improves from the first to second clinical visit is growing.

Pages