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Complex rehab accessories: Stakeholders line up for permanent fix in 2017

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12/02/2016

WASHINGTON – The chances are good that industry stakeholders and their champions in Congress will be able to stall CMS’s plans to apply competitive bidding-derived pricing to accessories for complex power wheelchairs for another six months.

Bill clears way for standards for adaptive equipment

‘At the end of the day, (the bill) is a positive,’ says Harmar’s Drew McCartney
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12/02/2016

WASHINGTON – Now that a bill requiring Veterans Affairs to establish quality and safety standards for adaptive equipment and vehicles has finally been passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate, the real work begins, say those involved.

Coming soon: standards for adaptive equipment

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11/30/2016

WASHINGTON – A bill that requires Veterans Affairs to establish quality and safety standards for adaptive equipment and vehicles is headed to the president’s desk for his signature.

Professional Respiratory & Rehab shifts

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11/23/2016

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Three years ago, when other HME providers were trimming staff and cutting services, Professional Respiratory & Rehab opted for a different approach.
The company decided to expand.

Q&A: Permobil’s Darren Jernigan on a tough election

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11/23/2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – This election hasn’t been easy on anyone, even on those who won.

Designed Living expands mods biz

Company plans to increase services for catastrophically injured patients and the senior aging-in-place market
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11/23/2016

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Designed Living has named David Traub senior vice president of construction services to oversee all home modifications as the company moves more aggressively into that space.

Mobility Designed goes viral

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11/23/2016

ATLANTA – Social media is changing the way companies market their products, Keri Lauderdale Olson told an audience in Atlanta during her Medtrade session, “How to Create Demand for a New Product with Social Media.
She would know.

Numotion finds perfect fit with HME of Texas

CEO says complex rehab giant has ‘healthy pipeline’
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11/18/2016

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Numotion has checked off a lot of wants and must-haves on its acquisition wish list with its purchase of Home Medical Equipment of Texas in November.

NCART seeks info from ‘front lines’

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11/11/2016

WASHINGTON – NCART is conducting a “National CRT Medicaid Survey” to gather information on complex rehab bases, accessories and repairs at the state level.

Reporter's notebook: How to launch an online mobility store

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10/21/2016

As mobility providers consider entering the e-commerce market, Justin Racine says there’s a lot more to it than just adding a shopping cart to your company’s website. 

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