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Study: Outdated tech a pain for wheelchair users

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04/25/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – Nine out of 10 wheelchair users in the US experience pain as a result of their device, according to a new study.

Fuller Medical opens in Alabama

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04/23/2018

GADSDEN, Ala. – While the prospect of opening a complex rehab business in rural Alabama might scare off even the most seasoned of industry veterans, Carter Fuller, who recently opened Fuller Medical Solutions, says that’s his specialty.

National Seating & Mobility charts path

Home accessibility to play large role in company’s growth plans
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04/23/2018

 

ORLANDO, Fla. – Seventy-six ATPs new to National Seating & Mobility were part of the 600-plus attendees at the company’s annual symposium in March.

Mobility becomes more visible at OT conference

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04/13/2018

SALT LAKE CITY – When the American Occupational Therapy Association recognizes 13 fellows at its annual conference here this week, two will be recognized for their work specifically in seating and wheeled mobility and assistive technology.

MAC takes more physical stance on manual wheelchairs

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04/06/2018

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders fear a Medicare Administrative Contractor is doing an about-face on the home assessment requirement for manual wheelchairs.

UPitt, NCART push for demographic information

‘What if we find out the average age of an ATP is 50 and in 10 years we’re going to have to replace 50% of our workforce, with demand only increasing?’
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04/06/2018

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh and NCART are conducting a short survey to provide definition to the complex rehab technology professional landscape.

Manual accessories: NCART puts new emphasis on access

‘Providers have tried to hold off making changes that will affect access as much as they can, but if relief doesn’t come soon, there are going to be more and more access issues’
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03/23/2018

WASHINGTON – Complex rehab stakeholders are taking a slightly different tack now that the manual accessories issue wasn’t included in the recent omnibus bill.

Notes from the field: diversification and billing

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03/21/2018

Medicare: Take it or leave it

Provider Roger Lichty has slowly transformed his business over the past few years so that vehicle mobility is now his No. 1 business.

NSM cracks into Geisinger’s network

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03/21/2018

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility is an in-network complex rehab provider for Geisinger Health Plan, which serves nearly 600,000 members in Pennsylvania, for the first time.

Home Safety Services spreads out

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03/21/2018

BURLINGAME, Calif. – Home Safety Services, a provider of home modification services, recently traded in its 3,000-square-foot facility in Foster City for a 5,000-square-foot showroom in Burlingame.

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