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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.

Mixon takes over NSM, talks strategy

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08/25/2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bill Mixon has led NSM for a year as president and plans to build upon the company’s existing business in his new role as CEO.

The ADA's legacy

'More work needs to be done,' says Clayback
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08/25/2015

In honor of National CRT Awareness Week and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), NCART released a video in August highlighting the importance of complex rehab wheelchairs and technology.

Template is at a 'standstill'

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08/25/2015

WASHINGTON – A template for power mobility devices is hung up in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and there’s no telling when it will become available.

MobilityWorks consolidates accessible van market

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08/21/2015

AKRON, Ohio – MobilityWorks, a national chain of wheelchair accessible van providers, has entered into a merger agreement with Hasco Medical, significantly strengthening its presence on t

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