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Numotion: ‘A leading participant’ in consolidation


ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Get ready, complex rehab: Numotion’s not done shaking things up.

PMD demo hits one-year mark


YARMOUTH, Maine – With a year now under their belts, providers say there is a mixture of pros and cons to the power mobility device (PMD) demonstration project. 

Extra revenue stream is a joy

Self-taught repairman launches joystick service

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A power wheelchair might have a brand new battery, perfect seating and positioning system, and rugged tires, but without a functioning joystick, it isn’t going anywhere.

Mobility Supercenter ramps up rental service


RICHMOND, Va. – If a person comes out of a hospital needing a temporary wheelchair, they don’t want to permanently own a ramp. That’s where Kaye Crenshaw comes in. 

Exit interview with Simon Margolis

Proudest moment: Attaining respect for NRRTS

LUBBOCK, Texas – Simon Margolis retires from his executive director position at NRRTS Aug. 30.

Nat’l CRT Week keeps conversation going

‘Staffers took notes furiously’

WASHINGTON – Congressional visits during National CRT Week were “a real eye opener” for lawmakers, industry stakeholders say.

Bid program adds new wrinkle to ongoing repair issues


YARMOUTH, Maine – Between the uncertain future of the nation’s largest mobility provider and the July 1 start of Round 2 of competitive bidding, there is a “perfect storm” of issues related to repairs, say providers. 

Bidding and wheelchairs: ‘The system is not working’


YARMOUTH, Maine – Industry warnings of access problems due to Round 2 of competitive bidding are becoming a day-to-day reality for power wheelchair users.

Complex rehab as capped rental?

‘We need to convince CMS this doesn’t make sense’

WASHINGTON – CMS proposes saving millions of dollars by reclassifying certain HME as capped-rental items, but stakeholders say this move doesn’t make sense for pediatric and tilt-in-space complex wheelchairs. 

Mobility providers stand ground on standers


NCART in June released a funding guide to help providers who are having a harder and harder time getting approved and paid for standing equipment.