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DME MAC launches manual wheelchair review

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12/24/2014

INDIANAPOLIS – So far, few providers in Jurisdiction B seem to be affected by a recent prepayment review for manual wheelchair bases, including adult tilt-in-space models (E1161).

DME MAC launches manual wheelchair prepay probe

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12/22/2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Few providers in Jurisdiction B seem to be affected so far by a recent prepayment review for manual wheelchair bases, including the adult tilt-in-space models, coded E1161.

Reporter's notebook: "Don't sit and wait'

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12/22/2014

It seems like every time CMS releases a new policy, another HME provider closes its doors, which is why expanding in this industry can sometimes be an accomplishment in and of itself. 

CRT stakeholders want to be ‘front of line’ in January

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12/19/2014

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are gearing up for the 114th Congress after the last one ended without passing bills in the House of Representatives or the Senate to create a separate benefit for complex rehab.

PMD demo removes ‘mystery’

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12/12/2014

WASHINGTON – The expansion of Medicare’s PMD demonstration project has many providers tickled pink. 

The demo expanded to 12 additional states on Oct. 1, bringing the total number to 19.

Home Health Depot offloads complex rehab

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12/05/2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Home Health Depot (HHD) took the phrase, “Jack of all trades, master of none” to heart when it sold its complex rehab technology division to National Seating & Mobility. 

Q&A: 'All about increasing standards'

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12/01/2014

Mike Osborn was recently named president of the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS). He is the co-owner of Alliance Rehab and Medical Equipment in Ozark, Mo. Osborn joined the board of NRRTS eight years ago.

Buffalo Wheelchair improves efficiency

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12/01/2014

ATLANTA – Eight years ago, Buffalo Wheelchair was printing all of their claims on pin fed carbon copy 1500 forms, folding and mailing them, one by one. 

Aeroflow turns to TV

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12/01/2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – No stranger to television advertising, Aeroflow first hit the small screen about five years ago with its power mobility products. Now the provider is back for seconds. 

Bundling 'problematic' for power wheelchairs

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11/26/2014

WASHINGTON – HME stakeholders are deeply concerned about CMS’s plan to bundle payments for power wheelchairs and the impact that will have on patients and providers’ bottom lines. 

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