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Court ruling boosts Hasco’s biz

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12/04/2013

ADDISON, Texas – Hasco Medical has received orders for $2.5 million worth of handicap accessible taxicabs, the company announced today.

The orders represent about 80 taxicabs that will be deployed in the New York City market.

Final rule proves ‘CMS does not understand complex rehab,’ stakeholders say

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11/27/2013

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are shaking their heads in disbelief at a final rule that makes certain complex rehab equipment capped-rental items effective April 1.

Reporter's notebook: Walker hits the ground running

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11/22/2013

LUBBOCK, Texas – Stakeholders may have thought they were losing a powerful complex rehab advocate when Weesie Walker retired last December, but as the new interim executive director of NRRTS, she is back in the game.

All treats, no tricks

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11/22/2013

WILMINGTON, N.C. and AKRON, Ohio – 101 Mobility and Miller’s Healthcare Products each used Halloween as an opportunity to give back to their communities, donating time and costumes to area children.

For sale at MITS: Second chances

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11/22/2013

LARGO, Fla. – In the nearly five years since he bought a mobility van company, complex rehab provider Bruce Bayes says he’s seen several wheelchair users who simply can’t afford their own transportation.

Speech therapy a 'good fit'

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11/22/2013

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A new line of speech therapy devices has more than made up for losing out on Round 2 contracts, says provider Doug Westerdahl. 

Stakeholders, CMS talk wheelchair repairs

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11/22/2013

WASHINGTON – When CMS agreed to a meeting to discuss ongoing issues surrounding power mobility device (PMD) repairs, the agency had a rude awakening, industry stakeholders say.

Stakeholders increase outreach for complex rehab bill

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11/19/2013

WASHINGTON – The sponsors of a bill in the Senate to create a separate benefit for complex rehab are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter to ramp up support.

Mobility providers ramp up complex rehab businesses

‘You can’t give up,’ says Mark Armstrong
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11/15/2013

YARMOUTH, Maine – A number of mobility providers that were not offered contracts for standard power have bolstered their existing complex rehab businesses as a way to stay afloat in the wake of Round 2.

Providers stand ready to fill Roadrunner's shoes

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10/25/2013

Roadrunner Mobility, which provides power wheelchair repairs through a nationwide network of technicians, is set to close by the end of this year. But its customers won’t be left in the lurch. 

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