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Golden secures VA’s scooter business


OLD FORGE, Pa. – Golden Technologies has been notified by Veterans Affairs that the department plans to exercise its second year of a five-year contract to supply mobility products.

Pride Mobility rebrands scooters


EXETER, Pa. – Pride Mobility has rebranded its scooters, creating the Zero Turn Series. The formerly named Jazzy Zero Turn Scooter and ZT10 Scooter are now the Zero Turn 8 Scooter and the Zero Turn 10 Scooter, respectively.

Mobility powers up


As the mobility market becomes more technologically advanced and product demand continues to grow with the aging baby boomer generation, the outlook for wheelchair and scooter sales is that it will remain a strong category, offering HME providers a range of opportunities.

OIG pushes monthly rentals for all PMDs


WASHINGTON – Medicare could save millions if it sought legislation to shift from a lump-sum purchase option to a monthly rental payment for all power mobility devices, according to a report from the Office

Taking the AP to task

Monday, April 8, 2013
Tyler Wilson

Editor's note: The following is in response to a recent article written by the Associated Press and picked up by news outlets across the country.

Scooter Store lawsuit: What are the odds?


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – If you’re a laid off employee suing The Scooter Store, you may want the company to turn things around, industry attorneys say.

Category development: Scooters



Scooters ready to ride the HME retail road


For mobility providers looking to enter the HME retail parade, market specialists recommend they march in with both feet and follow the scooters.

Retail seen as key to boosting scooter sales


Scooters fall into a category of their own within the mobility segment--a lifestyle product with a clinical purpose that is available through both insurance and retail channels. Yet while demand has progressively grown in recent years, coverage and funding have slipped, presenting scooter dealers with a dilemma about which sales channel deserves the most focus.

Get a brain! It's morons, not morans


I got a call last month from Mike Kruse, a reporter with the St. Petersburg Times. Turns out a man on a moped crashed into a man driving a power wheelchair. Kruse had all kinds of questions for me: How big is the scooter market? How big is the power chair market? And on and on. I kind of enjoyed it. Usually, I'm the one asking questions so to have the tables turned was fun.