Mobility


Editor's Note

The Noble Calling

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.

Cruiser X4

Product Spotlight

Keeping Things on a Roll

The Cruiser X4 brings the combination of low weight and competitive bidding-friendly price point that Drive delivered with its Cruiser 3 to a K4 chair. How did it pull that off, and what are the key features?



CRT Stakeholders to Elevate Capped-Rental Discussion

As CMS’s final rule flies in the face of previous Congressional language, industry determines where to target advocacy efforts.

Cruiser X4

Product Spotlight

Keeping Things on a Roll

The Cruiser X4 brings the combination of low weight and competitive bidding-friendly price point that Drive delivered with its Cruiser 3 to a K4 chair.

CMS Finalizes Capped-Rental DME Reclassifications

CMS final rule reclassifies as capped rental a range of DME items previously in the 'routinely purchased' category, many items industry defines as complex rehab technology.

Invacare Donates Chairs for Paralympic Soccer Program

Chairs will help young athletes participate in team sport designed for power mobility

Round Two PMD Provider Availability Plummets

Providers cite insufficient reimbursement for refusing contracts; even availability for repairs declines.

Video

Ottobock Screens ‘Limitless’ Film

DME make debuts film at ReelAbilities film festival in Minneapolis.

Rebuilding Mobility

Business Solutions: Power Mobility Outlook

Rebuilding Mobility

Audits and competitive bidding continue to strangle the industry while PAD and pending legislation promise some relief. How will providers build their future? Various industry experts share their perspectives on what the future might hold for the power mobility industry.

PGDT Taps New Solutions as Primary Distributor

Wheelchair parts distributor will serve up control system maker’s offerings to North America.

NHIC Describes CERT Errors on Wheelchair Claims

Sample claims are said to be representative of the most commonly seen mistakes.

California’s First 101 Mobility Franchise Opens

New franchise location will serve San Jose area’s mobility users.

Sunrise Unveils Latest 'Propel' Recipients

Program donates equipment to complex rehab patients.

Provider Strategy

Broadening Your Product Range

With audits and decreasing reimbursement levels diverting your attention, it can seem more and more difficult to keep the focus on providing the best in patient care, but there are things you can do and products you can add to your “fleet” that will improve your business while enhancing patient care.

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