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New ATP test offers chance to set new bar

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04/08/2016

ARLINGTON, Va. – Starting in July, those taking RESNA’s ATP exam will have one less subject to study for and the opportunity to help determine the passing score.

Bid rates divide mobility providers

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04/01/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Some mobility providers are telling CMS to take its contracts for the Round 2 re-compete and take a hike, while others are determined to make it work.

Q&A: Safety first

Navigation assistance could improve mobility for cognitively impaired wheelchair users
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03/21/2016

Alex Mihailidis has a solution for wheelchair users who lack the physical strength to use manual wheelchairs, and the judgment to operate power wheelchairs.

Accomable makes travel accessible

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03/11/2016

LONDON – Airbnb has some competition, at least when it comes to serving customers who have accessibility needs.

Lincare-AHP aftermath: Opportunity for regionals?

‘I don’t believe one plus one equals two—it’s more like one and three quarters’
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03/04/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Regional HME providers don’t see any negative impact on their businesses from Lincare’s acquisition of American HomePatient. In fact, they’re looking for new opportunities as a result of the mega-merger.

Complex rehab cuts reach deep

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03/04/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Complex rehab stakeholders worry that shrinking Medicare reimbursement will have an impact on more than just the bottom lines of providers.

CMS stonewalls Congress on accessories

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02/26/2016

WASHINGTON – CMS has yet to respond to calls by lawmakers to restore reimbursement for accessories for Group 3 power wheelchairs by March 1, industry stakeholders say.

Q&A with ISS co-chair Dave Cooper

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02/22/2016

Vancouver, BC – It’s Canada’s turn to host the International Seating Symposium on March 1-4 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, BC.

New players boost NRRTS membership

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02/22/2016

LUBBOCK, Texas – Membership at the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers is on the rise.

CMS pushes providers to ‘breaking point’

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02/05/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Some providers say they’re cutting back on offering certain products and services after CMS said it would pay them at reduced payment amounts for accessories used on Group 3 power wheelchairs.

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