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NCART pushes release forms

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05/17/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine – If complex rehab providers want to help preserve access to equipment and services for Medicaid recipients, they need to do a better job getting patients to sign release forms, industry stakeholders say.

Researchers call for re-evaluating wheelchair policies

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05/04/2012

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Recent changes in Medicare reimbursement policy, including competitive bidding, may be contributing to a sharp increase in the number of wheelchair breakdowns, according to a study released this week.

CMS puts demo details on paper

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05/04/2012

WASHINGTON – CMS last week released a draft version of an operational guide for the seven-state power mobility device (PMD) demonstration project.

Researchers call for re-evaluating wheelchair policies

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05/03/2012

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Recent changes in Medicare reimbursement policy, including competitive bidding, may be contributing to a sharp increase in the number of wheelchair breakdowns, according to a study released this week.

New emphasis on patient release forms for complex rehab

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04/27/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine – If complex rehab providers want to help preserve access to equipment and services for Medicaid recipients, they need to do a better job getting patients to sign release forms, industry stakeholders say.

RESNA backs up ultralight wheelchairs

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04/26/2012

ARLINGTON, Va. – A fully-customizable ultralight manual wheelchair can prevent injuries and pain, and improve functionality, according to a new RESNA position paper. 

In brief

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04/24/2012

ATG Rehab acquires 13 locations

NMEDA seeks heroes as part of mobility month

Association also industs pioneers into Hall of Fame
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04/23/2012

TAMPA, Fla. – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) is looking for a hero.

Hasco shifts gears to mobility vans

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04/23/2012

MOBILE, Ala. – Hasco Medical wants to become a national player in the mobility van market.

In March, it acquired Londonderry, N.H.-based Ride-Away for $6 million. 

Sun Capital: Cleaning house?

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04/23/2012

No sooner had word spread that Doug Harrison had stepped down as CEO of The Scooter Store, than industry sources began to speculate on whether investor Sun Capital was behind the move. Here’s what a couple had to say:

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