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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?

New payment eases process

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07/01/2019

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Medicaid now pays physical and occupational therapists separately for wheelchair evaluations.

Education takes a village, says Elizabeth Cole

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07/01/2019

LUBBOCK, Texas – Some stakeholders make their mark on the complex rehab industry with their advocacy. For Elizabeth Cole, it’s always been about education.

Accessories issue passes another hurdle

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06/28/2019

WASHINGTON – A bill in the House of Representatives that would temporarily stop Medicare from applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs is headed to the floor for a full vote.

Consumers make their presence known

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06/28/2019

WASHINGTON – The United Spinal Association’s Roll on Capitol Hill, June 23-26, resulted in a record 250 visits with congressional offices, says Alexandra Bennewith.

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