BALTIMORE – Spending on power mobility devices (PMDs) has taken a nosedive ever since CMS implemented a demonstration project that requires providers to submit prior authorization requests before supplying equipment.
ERIE, Pa. – As profit margins get tighter and competition heats up, providers need to focus on efficiencies, says Jim Noland, president of Presque Isle Medical Technologies.
WASHINGTON – Sending in each power wheelchair prior authorization request to the DME MAC multiple times has added more than a month of wait time for patients, says provider Lu Ann Davis.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store founder Doug Harrison and others who managed the company’s employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) now face a lawsuit by former employees.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The future of The Scooter Store is in the hands of prospective buyers now that it has filed for bankruptcy.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store announced today that it plans to sell substantially all of its assets under section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Charles Shumer, D-N.Y., has agreed to introduce a Senate companion bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab, Don Clayback, executive director of NCART, announced April 10.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Permobil, a manufacturer of high-end power wheelchairs, has been acquired by Investor AB, a Swedish investment firm, according to multiple reports.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – If you’re a laid off employee suing The Scooter Store, you may want the company to turn things around, industry attorneys say.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store will remain open past its initial deadline of March 31, the company announced today.
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