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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

‘Dear Colleague’ letter pressures CMS on accessories

‘They know it’s on its way,’ Bachenheimer says
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04/17/2015

WASHINGTON – One hundred members of the House of Representatives signed a letter asking CMS to reverse its decision to apply competitive bid pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessor

Labor Tracker tackles wheelchair repairs

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04/10/2015

LABADIE, Mo. – Provider Doug Westerdahl and consultant Dick Fuller have partnered to create a new company: HME Labor Tracker. 

Hasco reports double-digit growth

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03/31/2015

ADDISON, Texas – Hasco Medical, a provider of wheelchair accessible vehicles, reported net revenues of $91 million for 2014, a 24.8% increase compared to 2013.

It reported net income of $2.1 million, a 160% increase.

Complex rehab accessories: Lawmakers extend deadline for ‘Dear Colleague’ letter

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03/27/2015

WASHINGTON – Members of the House of Representatives will now have until April 15 to sign a “Dear Colleague” letter asking CMS not to apply competitive bid pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

NCART calls for action on accessories

‘This is an extremely serious threat’
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03/24/2015

WASHINGTON – NCART is calling on members of the House of Representatives this week to sign a “Dear Colleague” letter asking CMS to reconsider its plans to apply competitive bidding pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

Writing 'the next chapter' in seating

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03/20/2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More than 2,000 people from 37 countries flew into Nashville, Tenn., in February for the 31st International Seating Symposium.

Waste not, want not

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03/20/2015

Part salvage, part HME company, Power Chair Recyclers of New England may seem like an unusual business model to some, but not to owner John Perrotti.

Clarification sends providers reeling

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03/20/2015

WASHINGTON – Providers are bracing for the fallout from CMS’s decision to apply competitive bid pricing for standard wheelchair accessories to complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

Stakeholders seek lawmakers' support

They've made little headway with CMS on their own
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03/20/2015

WASHINGTON – Members of the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees have drafted a “Dear Colleague” letter asking CMS to change its stance on complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

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