Mobility


NCART Elects New Officers and Board Members

Newly elected officers include a new president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary, as well as board positions.

Providers Push House Sign-on Letter Right to the Deadline

Sept. 18 deadline looms for providers to get their Representatives to sign a House letter urging CMS to stop basing reimbursement for manual CRT accessories on competitive bidding rates.

2020 Mobility Product Award Winners Announced

HMEB sister magazine Mobility Management has recognized the winning companies in its Mobility Product Award 2020 program. The contest attracted a wide variety of entries, with several companies winning multiple awards.

Numotion Foundation and United Negro College Fund Create Scholarship

Scholarship will primarily provide college tuition and housing help for African American students living with mobility-related disabilities.

Signature Deadline for House CRT Letter Pushed to Sept. 18

Providers called on to redouble efforts to get their Representatives to sign Congressional letter urging CMS to stop basing reimbursement for manual CRT accessories on competitive bidding rates.

Joining the Fight to Protect Manual CRT Users

NCART's Don Clayback joins the HMEB Podcast to explain how providers can quickly and easily help protect funding for manual CRT accessories by convincing their lawmakers to sign a letter to CMS before the deadline.

Sunrise Medical Acquires Leckey and Firefly

Integrating James Leckey Design’s brands will help Sunrise expand its reach into various global markets while also using its assets to accelerate the growth of its newly acquired brands.

Rehab Stakeholders Join National CRT Awareness Week

The nationwide NCART effort ran Aug. 10 to 14 to spread understanding of what CRT does, who it helps and why it is important. The week culminates in an effort to protect accessories for manual CRT chairs.



Numotion Opens Madison, Wis. Location

The national CRT provider expands its footprint in the badger state with a facility that will be home to two assistive technology professionals (ATPs).

House Sign-on Letter Aims to Protect Manual CRT Users

Providers called on to urge their Representatives to sign Congressional letter urging CMS to remove accessories for manual CRT chairs from the competitive bidding program.

AAHomecare Rounds up Industry Issues in Play

While COVID-19 is at the fore of the industry’s mind, the next four months offer the industry to notch some policy wins on non-bid area rates, taxes on Cares relief, and CRT accessories

Eppic Medical Acquires Mobül: The Mobility Store

Purchase of Long Beach-area retail provider of mobility devices, bath safety and lift chairs expands Eppic’s reach to Southern California HME users.

CMS to Resume Medicare Audits, Prior Authorization on Aug. 3

Postponed since March 30, TRP, SMRC and RAC audits will restart next month, as will prior authorization for PMDs and support surfaces.

Sunrise Medical Adds Larry Jackson as President

Jackson is best known for his work as president of Permobil U.S. and EVP of  Permobil group; spending 26 years with the company.

Invacare, Alber Launch SMOOV one

Portable, power assist solution for manual wheelchairs comes to the U.S. market after its launch in Europe last year.

Sunrise Medical Launch New Group Website

New site emphasizes that manual and powered mobility equipment maker is a global company in addition to its broad range of product solutions.

GF Health Products Unveils Traveler L3 Plus XVI

The K0003 chair supports 300 lbs. evenly distributed, and adds seat heights of 16.3 in. and 17.9 in. to the standard 18 in. and 20 in. heights.

NATURALLY ABLE Magazine Expands Advisory Team

Online community for people with disabilities now includes N-ABLE guides who will contribute lifestyle advice, resources and news to help readers lead healthier lives.

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Etac Adds Convaid and R82 Products Territory Managers

Both new managers bring extensive product and industry knowledge and experience to the Western Canada, Southern California and Nevada region.

Sunrise Medical Partners With Team Gleason To Offer Seat Elevators to ALS Patients

The collaboration is part of Team Gleason's financial assistance program, which provides funding to people seeking smart home technology, communication devices and more.

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