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Separate benefit for complex rehab: Let the discussions begin

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03/03/2010

BUFFALO, N.Y. - When industry stakeholders gave an overview of a "discussion paper" that details a separate benefit for complex rehab during a Webinar today, providers and therapists had a lot of questions. That's exactly the response stakeholders were hoping for.

The Scooter Store climbs list

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03/03/2010

The Scooter Store ranks 38 in Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for 2010.

Last year's changes, this year's new norm

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03/03/2010

Providers reduce their service visits and shrink geographic areas.

AAH creates mobility'micro' Web site

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03/03/2010

ARLINGTON, Va. - AAHomecare has launched a new "micro" Web site to better inform policymakers, the media and consumers about complex rehab and mobility products and services, it announced in January.

Ride-Awaystands united

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03/03/2010

LONDONDERRY, N.H. - Ride-Away, a provider of modified vehicles and adaptive equipment for people with disabilities, in January kicked off its fundraising efforts for The United Way's Annual Day of Giving Campaign.

Accessibility provider launches leasing program

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03/03/2010

ATLANTA - All in One Accessibility, a provider of home modifications for people with disabilities and physical challenges, has launched a leasing program for overhead lifts, it announced in January.

New benefit for complex rehab: 'This is an evolutionary process'

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02/04/2010

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Industry stakeholders are drafting a white paper that details a new benefit for complex rehab, and they'll unveil it to the broader industry in a highly anticipated Webinar next month.

Apply now for specialty certification

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01/28/2010

Applicants for the specialty certification must have 1,000 hours of direct customer service experience. They must also meet any two of the following seven criteria: clinical service delivery, advocacy, mentoring/supervision, presentations/formal instruction, learning/continuing education, publications and research.

Standing up for beneficiaries

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01/26/2010

Right now, Medicare has HCPCS codes for power and manual standing systems (E2301 and E2320, respectively) but no reimbursement. The reason, according to the agency: The systems, which add anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 to a wheelchair's price tag, aren't medically necessary.

PMC closes its doors

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01/26/2010

Groups representing wheelchair providers and manufacturers include AAHomecare's Complex Rehab and Mobility Council (CRMC), NRRTS, NCART and RESNA. Only the CRMC, however, represents standard power wheelchair providers and manufacturers; the rest represent mainly complex power wheelchair providers and manufacturers.

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