ADDISON, Texas – When complex rehab provider Tim Robinson was injured and needed a wheelchair seven years ago, he had to figure out how to travel from place to place and even within his own home on his own.
WASHINGTON – CMS’s decision to pay for repairs for capped rental DME provided by The Scooter Store and transferred to beneficiaries on Oct. 24, is a step in the right direction, but not a solution, industry stakeholders say.
WASHINGTON – Sponsors of S. 948, a Senate bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab, circulated a “Dear Colleague” letter the week of Nov. 18 to help increase that bill’s six-member co-sponsor tally.
YARMOUTH, Maine – Whether it’s due to the financial realities of providing power mobility at competitive bidding rates or living without Medicare at all, providers say the old way of doing things just doesn’t work anymore.
YARMOUTH, Maine – In last week’s HME Newswire story, “Final rule proves ‘CMS does not understand complex rehab,’” we reported the wrong start date for reclassifying certain complex rehab equipment as capped-rental items.