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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. 

Petito chases trend in wheelchair seating

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10/25/2013

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. – Doctors, discharge planners and patients agree: Wheelchair evaluations are better when they’re done in the home.

CMS seeks input

AAHomecare, United Spinal conduct repair polls
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10/25/2013

WASHINGTON – For months, stakeholders have voiced concerns about repairing power wheelchairs under competitive bidding, and now, it looks like CMS is finally ready to listen.

PMD data not clear-cut, stakeholders say

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10/25/2013

WASHINGTON – Spending on power mobility devices in seven states has dropped nearly 50%, from $20 million in September 2012 to $11 million in June 2013, according to a recent CMS update on the PMD demo.

PMD demo: Spending plummets across the country

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10/22/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS has cut spending for power mobility devices by more than half since the PMD demo began, according to a Sept. 28 update.

Providers in bid areas see glitch in payments

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10/18/2013

YARMOUTH, Maine – Some providers in Round 2 competitive bidding areas (CBAs) say they’re running into trouble billing for complex rehab accessories.

Q&A with Mike Brogioli

New RESNA chief to ‘connect the dots’
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10/17/2013

BALTIMORE – Mike Brogioli has a long history of working on behalf of organizations that benefit people with disabilities, including a position as executive director of the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities.

Numotion grows big, stays local

Provider wins second place in HME Excellence Awards
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10/16/2013

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – When ATG Rehab and United Seating and Mobility merged in January as Numotion, the new company became a 124-location powerhouse in 39 states.

Stakeholders prep complex rehab bill to pass

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10/11/2013

ORLAND, Fla. – The time between now and Thanksgiving is key to passing a bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab by the end of this year, NCART’s Don Clayback told Medtrade attendees last week.

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