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Numotion launches repair program for Alliance Seating and Mobility customers

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06/19/2013

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Numotion will provide access to repairs to all former customers of Alliance Seating and Mobility who own their wheelchairs, the provider announced June 18. 

Wheelchair repair issues abound for Scooter Store equipment

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05/31/2013

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has met with CMS to see if it can get some financial relief for providers who repair equipment for former customers of The Scooter Store.

Reimbursement for bariatric systems takes hit

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05/24/2013

WASHINGTON – Medicare has changed its policy article for wheelchair options and accessories, and providers who offer bariatric tilts should take notice. 

CMS redistributes K9 equipment

Change leaves some without proper coverage
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05/24/2013

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders feel that the assortment of manual wheelchairs and bases previously included in the K0009 code doesn’t fit well in other codes, but CMS disagrees.

Demo needs tweaks

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05/24/2013

The PMD demo could work in other states, say stakeholders—if a few key changes are made. 

Lawsuit alleges breach of duty

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05/24/2013

A lawsuit against The Scooter Store founder Doug Harrison and others who managed the company’s employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) could end in a settlement, says the attorney representing the plaintiffs. 

Cortec Group corners ramp, lift market

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05/24/2013

NEW YORK – Cortec Group, a New York-based private equity firm, now has a stake in both a manufacturer and a provider of ramps, lifts and other mobility equipment.

Behind the scenes

CRT stakeholders off and running with companion bills
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05/17/2013

WASHINGTON – Tenacious efforts by providers, consumers and manufacturers led to last week’s introduction of a bipartisan Senate bill that would create a separate benefit for complex rehab, stakeholders say.

Senators introduce CRT bill

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05/16/2013

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders now have bills in both the House of Representatives and the Senate to create a separate benefit for complex rehab technology (CRT).

Filling the void left by The Scooter Store

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05/10/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – When The Scooter Store, the industry’s largest provider of power mobility devices, is wounded, what does it mean for those providers left standing?

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