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New proposal digs deeper into wheelchair codes


WASHINGTON – Certain wheelchair codes not included in the current PMD demo project could be included in a new prior authorization program recently proposed by CMS.

Users make statement in customized wheelchairs

Byond chrome and black: With endless options, wheelchairs are more than just pieces of equipment

WASHINGTON, PA. – With lighted casters, colored frames and more, wheelchairs are endlessly customizable. As Progressive Mobility President Brian Matthews recently tweeted, “#wheelchair, it doesn’t have to be boring!”

Wheelinit keeps it simple


FORT WORTH, Texas – Lessons learned had everything to do with the stripped-down, rugged and reliable van that the recently-launched Wheelinit sells to wheelchair users, says Managing Member Micah Mitchell.

VGM raises money to replace stolen wheelchairs


WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group is helping to raise money to replace sports wheelchairs belonging to the Iowa Chairiots, a wheelchair basketball team. Sometime over the weekend of Dec.

DMR Corp. speeds to foundation's rescue


What would it be like to provide a wheelchair to a client that is exactly what he or she needs, without having to worry about insurance coverage?

All treats, no tricks


WILMINGTON, N.C. and AKRON, Ohio – 101 Mobility and Miller’s Healthcare Products each used Halloween as an opportunity to give back to their communities, donating time and costumes to area children.

For sale at MITS: Second chances


LARGO, Fla. – In the nearly five years since he bought a mobility van company, complex rehab provider Bruce Bayes says he’s seen several wheelchair users who simply can’t afford their own transportation.

Petito chases trend in wheelchair seating


MIDDLEBURG, Fla. – Doctors, discharge planners and patients agree: Wheelchair evaluations are better when they’re done in the home.

Partnership allows Convaid to push in to Canada


TORRANCE, Calif. – Convaid has formalized a partnership with Centric Health, a Canadian healthcare company, expanding its ability to distribute products in the country.

Bidding and wheelchairs: ‘The system is not working’


YARMOUTH, Maine – Industry warnings of access problems due to Round 2 of competitive bidding are becoming a day-to-day reality for power wheelchair users.