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Prior authorizations for mobility devices spreads to South Dakota

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01/12/2018

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota has joined the prior authorization bandwagon, but there’s a wrinkle.

Standards for vehicle mods still in the works

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01/05/2018

WASHINGTON – The clock is ticking on Veterans Affairs to establish quality and safety standards for adaptive equipment and vehicles.

Q&A: Peter Kopp

Kids Mobility Network: Sponsors, donors wanted
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12/29/2017

DENVER – The Kids Mobility Network hit $5 million in donated wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility equipment in November. Here’s what Peter Kopp, who founded the nonprofit with his wife Christy, had to say about the difficulties of doing good.

Home mods providers now have nat’l org

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12/29/2017

DULUTH, Minn. – In another nod that it’s a specialized but growing market, the Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services has opened up its Home Modification Accessibility Committee to providers nationwide.

Specialization pays off for ISS

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12/29/2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Exhibit space for the upcoming International Seating Symposium is such a hot commodity that there are 40-plus companies on a waiting list.

VGM Live at Home thinks big

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12/15/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – As the newly rebranded VGM Live at Home, Jim Greatorex envisions the group’s provider members helping seniors with everything from stair lifts to smart sensors.

All eyes on House bill for manual accessories

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11/22/2017

WASHINGTON – With the clock ticking on 2017, stakeholders have zeroed in on increasing the number of co-sponsors for a bill in the House of Representatives that would protect accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.

Madeline Delp on ‘living life harder’ in a wheelchair

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11/21/2017

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Madeline Delp, 2017 Ms. Wheelchair USA, has been known to speak at a state HME association meeting and have lunch with stakeholders like AAHomecare’s Laura Williard.

UPitt’s Dr. Cooper wins ‘Oscar’ of gov’t service

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11/21/2017

WASHINGTON – Dr. Rory Cooper has a long list of credentials and achievements, but what he’s looking forward to most about his most recent award is the platform it provides for talking about people with disabilities.

Buy the book: Therapists publish guide

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11/21/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – There’s a new Bible on seating and mobility.

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