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MAC takes more physical stance on manual wheelchairs

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04/06/2018

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders fear a Medicare Administrative Contractor is doing an about-face on the home assessment requirement for manual wheelchairs.

UPitt, NCART push for demographic information

‘What if we find out the average age of an ATP is 50 and in 10 years we’re going to have to replace 50% of our workforce, with demand only increasing?’
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04/06/2018

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh and NCART are conducting a short survey to provide definition to the complex rehab technology professional landscape.

Manual accessories: NCART puts new emphasis on access

‘Providers have tried to hold off making changes that will affect access as much as they can, but if relief doesn’t come soon, there are going to be more and more access issues’
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03/23/2018

WASHINGTON – Complex rehab stakeholders are taking a slightly different tack now that the manual accessories issue wasn’t included in the recent omnibus bill.

Notes from the field: diversification and billing

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03/21/2018

Medicare: Take it or leave it

Provider Roger Lichty has slowly transformed his business over the past few years so that vehicle mobility is now his No. 1 business.

NSM cracks into Geisinger’s network

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03/21/2018

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility is an in-network complex rehab provider for Geisinger Health Plan, which serves nearly 600,000 members in Pennsylvania, for the first time.

Home Safety Services spreads out

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03/21/2018

BURLINGAME, Calif. – Home Safety Services, a provider of home modification services, recently traded in its 3,000-square-foot facility in Foster City for a 5,000-square-foot showroom in Burlingame.

M&A for CRT: More complex than you think

‘There are options out there,' says Brad Smith
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03/09/2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – When it comes to mergers and acquisitions in the complex rehab industry, it’s not just the two national providers that are making moves, says Brad Smith, managing director and partner at Vertess.

Rehab Medical thrives as regional player

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02/27/2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Jarrad Rankin has done such a good job building up Rehab Medical’s book of complex rehab business that he was given a larger managerial role at the company in January.

Medical supplies business ‘explodes’

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02/27/2018

HOUSTON – The expo at Numotion’s annual meeting here in January included manufacturers of medical supplies for the first time.

The presence of Cure Medical and Hollister is a reflection of Numotion’s growing business in that product category.

Numotion tightens timeline

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02/27/2018

HOUSTON – A big goal that came out of Numotion’s annual employee meeting in January: “drastically reduce the cycle time to process orders and provide chairs,” says CEO Mike Swinford.

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