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NSM debuts in Washington state

Also launches first home solutions location in Ohio
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05/16/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility announced two acquisitions on May 12, including its first in Washington state.

Complex rehab stakeholders make their case

The big question: What will get done by an ‘overwhelmed’ Congress?
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04/28/2017

ARLINGTON, Va. – The amount of work that needs to get done in Congress this year may be a double-edged sword for complex rehab stakeholders, lobbyists say.

Prior auth update: No involvement from ATP trips some providers

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04/28/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS gave insight into how providers are doing with a new prior authorization process for two complex rehab codes during the third in a series of Special Open Door Forums on April 25.

Custom seats, backs return to individual pricing

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04/28/2017

WASHINGTON – The DME MACs for Jurisdictions B and C have agreed to process all holding claims for custom seats and backs based on individual pricing, Rita Stanley, vice president of government relations for Sunrise Medical, announced at the National CRT Conference on April 26.

Plan managers need to adapt requirements

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04/24/2017

TAMPA, Fla. – Craig Kraft has his own beef with the health plan managers that are increasingly overseeing Medicaid programs in states like Florida.

Dickerson, Gunn set high watermark for complex rehab

‘Go big or go home, and always do the right thing,’ says Dickerson of how Simon Margolis impacted his work
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04/14/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Even as a kid, Gerry Dickerson of National Seating & Mobility was working on wheelchairs.

“I was fairly handy and my uncle had a disability,” he said recently.  “So I started working on chairs to help him get around.”

Wheelchair users lobby to protect complex rehab

‘Once they get the bug for advocating for themselves, they can’t really get rid of it’
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04/07/2017

WASHINGTON – More than 150 wheelchair users and advocates are prepping to roll on Capitol Hill in June to lobby for improved health, independence and quality of life for people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders.

Word of mouth pays off for Avid

Merits Health Products builds separate facility for complex rehab division
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03/27/2017

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Since the release of the Vector at the beginning of October, business for Avid Rehab’s first entry into the complex power wheelchair market has been strong.

The Access Strength ensures fitness for all

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03/27/2017

The Access Strength is making it easier than ever for wheelchair users and those with disabilities to pump iron.

UPitt targets consumer input

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03/27/2017

PITTSBURGH – If there’s one group of HME consumers that has an ongoing interest in incorporating new technology into their routines, it’s wheelchair users.

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