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Could a Scooter Store buyer be waiting in the wings?

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07/03/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Stalking horse bidder protection and breakup fees were two of the details finalized during a June 24 hearing for The Scooter Store’s Chapter 11 auction. 

UsersFirst: Help save the wheelchair

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06/21/2013

WASHINGTON – Efforts to create a separate benefit for complex rehab have made significant headway, including bills in the House of Representatives and Senate, but there’s still a lot to be done.

Q&A: MED's Howle works to 'open doors'

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06/21/2013

LUBBOCK, Texas – Jim Howle says his plans as The MED Group’s new director of the National Rehab Network include making sure members survive the current turbulence in the HME industry.

Sponsors revealed

Four lawmakers throw weight behind complex rehab
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06/21/2013

WASHINGTON – Two Republicans and two Democrats have kicked into high gear efforts to create a separate benefit for complex rehab by introducing bills in both the House of Representatives and Senate this session. Who are the men behind the bills?

Provider gets buy-in from investor

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06/21/2013

WILMINGTON, N.C. – 101 Mobility CEO Dave Pazgan says a recent capital infusion by a private equity firm is just what his company needs to grow to its full potential. 

Numotion launches repair program for Alliance Seating and Mobility customers

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06/19/2013

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Numotion will provide access to repairs to all former customers of Alliance Seating and Mobility who own their wheelchairs, the provider announced June 18. 

Wheelchair repair issues abound for Scooter Store equipment

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05/31/2013

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has met with CMS to see if it can get some financial relief for providers who repair equipment for former customers of The Scooter Store.

Reimbursement for bariatric systems takes hit

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05/24/2013

WASHINGTON – Medicare has changed its policy article for wheelchair options and accessories, and providers who offer bariatric tilts should take notice. 

CMS redistributes K9 equipment

Change leaves some without proper coverage
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05/24/2013

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders feel that the assortment of manual wheelchairs and bases previously included in the K0009 code doesn’t fit well in other codes, but CMS disagrees.

Demo needs tweaks

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05/24/2013

The PMD demo could work in other states, say stakeholders—if a few key changes are made. 

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