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PMC closes its doors

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01/26/2010

HME News called the PMC's director, Eric Sokol, in January and heard the following message: "You have reached the offices of the Power Mobility Coalition. The Power Mobility Coalition is now closed. For those who have inquiries regarding the PMC, please contact Steve Azia."

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.

Apply now for specialty certification in seating and mobility

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01/25/2010

ARLINGTON, Va. - Assistive technology professionals (ATPs) can now apply to become seating and mobility specialists (SMSs).

CELA makes consumers big emphasis

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01/21/2010

STERLING, Va. – NRRTSs Continuing Education and Legislative Advocacy Conference (CELA) is going to look a little different this year, says Executive Director Simon Margolis.

CELA makes consumers 'big emphasis'

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01/18/2010

STERLING, Va. - NRRTS's Continuing Education and Legislative Advocacy Conference (CELA) is going to look a little different this year, says Executive Director Simon Margolis.

Is your service department profitable?

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01/07/2010

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - In the heyday of home medical equipment, providers rarely worried about the profitability of their service departments. Not anymore, especially when it comes to power wheelchairs, says Dick Fuller.

OIG: 60% of wheelchair claims no good

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01/06/2010

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are blasting the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for reviewing power wheelchair documentation so soon after Medicare turned the benefit upside down.

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