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Clinicians on camera

CTF tackles legislation, position papers, education, Medicaid
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08/16/2019

ARLINGTON, Va. – A work group of the Clinician Task Force is producing eight-minute videos to educate wheelchairs users on the importance of current complex rehab technology legislation.

Wanted for CRT cause: Able-bodied recruits

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08/02/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – Three wheelchair users, with help from NRRTS, will stage a virtual town hall meeting Aug. 13 to enlist able-bodied people to their cause of preserving access to complex rehab technology.

Southeastern meets ‘huge need’

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07/25/2019

LUMBERTON, N.C. – Southeastern Home Medical Equipment’s complex rehab division hosted its first Education Expo in June, a sign of its growth since launching two years ago.

Carey Britton on ‘the other side’

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07/25/2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – With his many years of experience, Carey Britton could be in more of a management role, but sitting behind a desk is not for him.

Numotion, VMI integrate approach

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07/12/2019

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., and PHOENIX – A new partnership between Numotion and Vantage Mobility International aims to remove “pain points” for wheelchair users, the two companies say.

RESNA targets younger professionals

‘We’re getting people who are in the earlier stages of their career focused on this area’
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07/12/2019

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA has made two changes that should help to grease the wheels for potential ATPs.

‘Two irons in the fire’ for accessories

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07/11/2019

WASHINGTON – The Health Subcommittee of the Energy & Commerce Committee in the House of Representatives has approved a bill that would, among other things, stop CMS from applying bid pricing to complex rehab manual wheelchairs for one year.

RESNA highlights busy RehabWeek2019

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07/03/2019

TORONTO – RESNA doled out a bevy of awards during its annual conference—part of RehabWeek 2019, June 24-28 in Toronto— including naming the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) as the recipient of the RESNA Leadership Award.

Howard’s Medical settles with ATP, NSM

In complex rehab market where national providers like NSM dominate and where ATPs are required to do business with Medicare, there’s much at stake, attorney says
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07/01/2019

YAKIMA, Wash. – Howard’s Medical has settled its lawsuit against Daryl Bullard, a former employee, and National Seating & Mobility, his new employer, out of court for more than $40,000, says CEO Erik Mickelson.

Reporter’s notebook: The ATP/SMS conundrum

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07/01/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – It hinges on a bill passing in Congress and, even then, it’s years away from being implemented, but what could an “ATP-plus” designation look like?

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