Mobility


Ottobock Hires Mobility Reps

Mobility sales staffers will serve areas stretching from Washington D.C. to Indiana.

Convaid Donates Wheelchair to Dream Foundation

Chair will help 24-year-old Rett syndrome patient enjoy activities such as shopping and park outings with her mother.

CMS Owns up to Repair Problems

Agency instructs DME MACs to only review necessity of repairs, not original equipment when determining payment.

Sunrise Inks Deal with US Rehab, VGM Group

Mobility manufacturer and member service organization sign multi-year marketing and product supply agreement.

Invacare Announces Restructuring Plan

DME maker saves move to drive cash flow should save $14M-$15M.

CMS Slates PMD Prior Authorization Call

Open Door Forum will answer questions regarding power mobility device prior authorization demonstration.

Drive Medical Acquires Dupont Medical

Integration of 150-year-old HME maker will expand Drives European footprint.

Pride Partners with Navitas

Financing service aims to help mobility providers manage their cash flow.



Industry Vet to Lead Pride’s Retail Sales

Rick Michael joins mobility maker’s team as national sales manager of Retail Mobility.

Permobil Acquires TiLite

Wheelchair maker picks up manufacturer of titanium and aluminum manual wheelchairs.

Quantum Rehab Acquires Stealth Products

Seating and positioning company will operate independently under new ownership.

Invacare Sponsors Buckeye Wheelchair Games

More than 40 veterans from Ohio and Pennsylvania came to compete in Paralyzed Veterans of America games.

Editor's Note

The Noble Calling

Mobility Independence

Business Solutions

A Blueprint for Independence

Offering home access for mobility patients entails a set of needs providers must support that are unique compared to other patient groups. What do HME business owners need to know when considering moving into these services?

CMS Plans to Expand PMD Prior Authorization Demo

April 4 Federal Register includes preliminary information about expanding the demonstration project to 12 additional states.

Problem Solvers

Ensuring Senior Mobility

Today’s wired senior population is arguably more informed than ever before. Armed with smartphones, tablets and computers, seniors are often educated shoppers who want the best value for their money. So how do HME providers continue to bring value to the patient relationship?

Sunrise Medical Announces Propel Recipients

Donation program benefits two complex rehab end users.

Video: Texas Mobility Patients Vent Frustration

Customers of Dallas provider describe how Medicare policies negatively impact their access to care.

Medicare to Pay for Repairs to Scooter Store PMDs

CMS says it plans to pay for repairs performed on or after Oct. 24 2013.

VGM Group Benefits Wheelchair Athletes

Member service organization raises $12,000 for Iowa Chairiots.

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