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Medical supplies business ‘explodes’

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02/27/2018

HOUSTON – The expo at Numotion’s annual meeting here in January included manufacturers of medical supplies for the first time.

The presence of Cure Medical and Hollister is a reflection of Numotion’s growing business in that product category.

Numotion tightens timeline

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02/27/2018

HOUSTON – A big goal that came out of Numotion’s annual employee meeting in January: “drastically reduce the cycle time to process orders and provide chairs,” says CEO Mike Swinford.

NSM starts ‘new beginning’

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02/23/2018

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – After several years of aggressive growth through acquisitions, a new brand identity will help to “unify” National Seating & Mobility, company officials say.

CRT stakeholders line up strategy

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02/16/2018

WASHINGTON – NCART and NRRTS have three, ideally two, legislative asks for their National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference, April 25-26.

What are CMS’s plans for prior authorization demonstration

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01/23/2018

WASHINGTON – A Medicare demonstration project requiring prior authorizations for standard power wheelchairs in 19 states expires this August.

Complex rehab conference highlights consumers

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01/19/2018

WASHINGTON – This year’s National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference, hosted by NCART and NRRTS, will put consumers front and center like never before.

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.

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