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New course offers comprehensive look at rehab

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02/24/2012

PITTSBURGH - An online course will offer everything a new rehab clinician needs to hit the ground running, said Mark Schmeler, lead course developer.

PMD demo: There's still work to do

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02/09/2012

WASHINGTON - The mobility industry scored a major win earlier this month when CMS dropped the prepay review phase of a PMD demonstration project that it now plans to start on or after June 1.

Study calls for increased research for complex rehab

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02/02/2012

MINNEAPOLIS - A lack of research relating to complex rehab could put funding in danger, according to a report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Setbacks at The Scooter Store

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02/01/2012

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - Between changing up his management team and taking legal action against some of his former employees, The Scooter Store President Doug Harrison had his hands full in early 2012.

ATG continues growth, Rocky Mountain shifts focus

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01/25/2012

ROCKY HILL, Conn. - It appears ATG Rehab has found its groove, acquiring the complex rehab segment of Rocky Mountain Medical Equipment, but leaving the rest of the company behind.

It's the third time in the past year that ATG has made such a buy. 

Medicaid, Summit attendees network, share strategies

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01/22/2012

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Medicaid issues that come up in one state often pop up in other states. That's why NCART recently offered complex rehab providers from around the country a chance to get together to discuss their Medicaid challenges.

MRS Homecare's mobility biz 'booming'

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01/22/2012

TIFTON, Ga. - In an industry where small mobility providers are increasingly selling out to national chains, you might not expect a provider to branch out and add complex rehab to its offerings. 

The year in mobility stories

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01/22/2012

YARMOUTH, Maine - With mobility providers under siege in 2011--everything from competitive bidding to a prepay review for power mobility devices---it's no surprise that eight of the year's top 10 mobility stories featured CMS.

ATP exam: 'We encourage people to study for it'

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01/22/2012

ARLINGTON, Va. - Andrea Van Hook, RESNA's new communications and marketing manager, says mobility providers all want the same thing from her: info about the ATP credential. Van Hook recently told HME News how to get the credential and how to keep it.

Bill will give advocates an edge at CELA

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01/19/2012

WASHINGTON - Stakeholders planning to attend CELA may have a big boost when they hit the Hill as part of the April event: a bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab.

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