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Goodwill adds service component


EWING, N.J. – Goodwill Home Medical, which has been selling power wheelchairs for two years, now services them. 

Goodwill Home Medical provides a basic check of the wires, battery life and tire treads. 

The minimalists'

1800wheelchair makes it easy for phones and tablets

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – 1800wheelchair hasn’t just updated its website. The company has completely revamped the way the site functions and is reaping the rewards as small device users are making more online purchases.

Coverage changes for speech generating devices curbs access


WASHINGTON – A trifecta of moves by Medicare has left manufacturers, clinicians and beneficiaries confused about coverage and threatened access to speech generating devices (SGD).

On air with provider Jeff Franklin


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Provider Jeff Franklin loves to talk shop and recently found a home on 98.9 The Answer’s “All Things Health” to do just that.            

CPAP survey reveals benefits


BOSTON – A new National Sleep Therapy (NST) poll found that CPAP users saw mental and physical improvements after getting a good night’s sleep.

Power soccer takes center stage


ATLANTA – The Medtrade show floor served as a makeshift soccer field on Wednesday as Atlanta power soccer teams the Strikers and Sting faced off in an exhibition game.

Supplier standards return to focus

Bill combined with standards could be ‘defining moment’

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders are hard at work developing supplier standard recommendations that they want to have on hand once a bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab is signed into law.

Hoveround ups certification


SARASOTA, Fla. – Hoveround has a new ISO certification that puts it in line with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s good manufacturer practices (GMP) and paves the way for the company to be able to sell products overseas.

Separate benefit: ‘Our hope is to get it done this year’


WASHINGTON – Armed with a growing number of co-sponsors, industry stakeholders hope to get bills to create a separate benefit for complex rehab in both the House of Representatives and the Senate passed this year. 

Demo set to arrive in 12 new states


YARMOUTH, Maine – CMS’s PMD demo is set to arrive in 12 new states in just a few weeks and, for the most part, providers are welcoming it with open arms.