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Tread carefully with reuse programs, position paper says


YARMOUTH, Maine – DME reuse programs can be attractive in the face of state budget shortfalls, but an upcoming position paper from NCART says there are complications to consider before implementing such programs.

Wheelchair team gets replacement chairs


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – It’s a happy ending for the wheelchair basketball team Iowa Chairiots. On June 14, the team received 20 new wheelchairs to replace wheelchairs that were stolen back in December.

United Spinal sets date for Roll on Capitol Hill


NEW YORK – The United Spinal Association and advocates from its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association, will gather in Washington, D.C., June 22-25 for Roll on Capitol Hill.

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.