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Capped rental: National companies brush by change

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06/20/2014

ROCKY HILL, Conn., and FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The capped rental rule will squeeze cash flow and generate more paperwork, national mobility providers say, but it’s not altering their strategies just yet.

Messaging through film: NSM highlights 11-year-old

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06/20/2014

PHILADELPHIA – How long would you wait for your mobility?

If you’re 11-year-old Dylan, not long at all, thanks to National Seating & Mobility (NSM).

Medicaid's big problem

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06/20/2014

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Industry veteran and PMDRx CEO Gary Cox is making a bid for a seat in Arizona’s state senate. Unchallenged in the primary, he is on the ballot for November’s election. One of his priorities: fixing the state’s Medicaid system.

States pick up seperate benefit

'The biggest challenge is always to get that first state,' says NCART's Don Clayback
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06/20/2014

A bill signed recently in Colorado establishes separate recognition for complex rehab within the DME category. Similar legislation is pending in several other states.

Complex rehab gains inroads at state level

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06/06/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – A bill signed recently in Colorado establishes separate recognition for complex rehab within the DME category. Similar legislation is pending in several other states.

New proposal digs deeper into wheelchair codes

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05/30/2014

WASHINGTON – Certain wheelchair codes not included in the current PMD demo project could be included in a new prior authorization program recently proposed by CMS.

Outcomes data collection program grows

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05/23/2014

PITTSBURGH – A University of Pittsburgh tool that’s keeping track of how patient function improves from the first to second clinical visit is growing.

Wheelchair clinic closes doors after 10 years

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05/23/2014

BELLE VERNON, Pa. - Call it collateral damage. Ten years and three days after seeing its first patient, Rehab Mobility Specialists has closed its doors. 

Fuller shares repair tips

From quality tools to KPIs, consultant spells out good management practices
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05/23/2014

WASHINGTON – A few basic fixes—like billing for all labor performed—can solve some common repair shop issues. 

Mobility stakeholders: Repair issues bigger than GAO says

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05/09/2014

WASHINGTON – The brief mention of repair issues in a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on competitive bidding doesn’t speak to the severity of the problem, say mobility stakeholders.

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