Mobility


Providers Descend on Washington

Drumming up more co-sponsors for H.R. 3790 at top of HMEs' agendas at AAHomecare Legislative Conference.

Observation Deck

Uncertainty and Opportunity

HME Industry Outlook

CSIHME Outlines 1H 2010 Lobbying Plan

Four-point agenda covers NCB, O2, power mobility and PECOS.

Complex Rehab Organizations Continue Work for Separate Benefit

AAHomecare, NCART, NRRTS and RESNA work to define benefit and set industry's agenda.

Pride Mobility Launches 2010 Pride, Quantum University Seminar Tour

Tenth anniversary tour offers CEU courses to providers and will visit 27 cities starting Feb. 9. Curriculum will include medical diagnosis and power wheelchair electronics, a PMD audit survival guide, reimbursement fundamentals for complex rehab, and the science of mat evaluations and wheelchair prescription.

Dan Rather Reports Skewers HMEs

One-sided report acts as platform for HHS OIG general counsel.

Complex Rehab Benefit Webinar Scheduled for Jan. 22

Free NCART webinar will cover establishing a separate benefit for complex rehab.

Most 2007 Power Chair Claims Didn’t Pass Documentation Muster

HHS OIG report says three in five claims in 1H07 didn’t meet requirements.



2010 Preview

The Big Ten

As with our 2009 Big Ten list, we aren’t limiting our choices to only product categories. In addition to product categories, we also have highlighted some key business and regulatory trends and opportunities HME providers will want to monitor and leverage. Likewise, many product categoriesand business trends are interrelated.

Convaid launches new website

Site highlights pediatric strollers, pediatric wheelchairs, adult wheelchairs; offers free shipping within the United States.

Product Solutions: Power Chairs

A round-up of some of the latest power wheelchair offerings.

HPS Launches Site

New site features easier product purchasing.

Consumer Groups Survey Wheelchair Users

Questions cover equipment selection, purchases; survey ends Nov. 30.

Major’s Mobisist Renamed Revolution Mobility

DME manufacturer and distributor’s name change accompanies other company agendas.

Product Solutions: Scooters

A round of up of some of the latest personal mobility scooter offerings.

New House Health Reform Hits Homecare Hard

H.R. 3962 contains various numerous provisioning targeting HME.

Product Solutions

Manual Wheelchairs

A round-up of recent manual wheelchair solutions.

Fox News Slams DME

Report compares Medicare rentals to web prices, carries pro-NCB slant.

House Sign-on Letter Calls to Restore Complex Rehab Funding

Rep. Baldwin calls for an end to 9.5 cut for group 3 chairs.

Bath Safety Basics

Fundamental considerations for providing bath safety to seniors, bariatric patients and mobility patients.

Upcoming Webcasts

May 1
Wages and Hours: Employment Law Pitfalls Providers Need to Avoid

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