Mobility


Podcast Focuses on CRT and Sleep

Latest edition of the HME Business Podcast examines increasing adoption, funding of iLevel, steps providers can take to improve sleep therapy compliance.

Industry Hits Capitol Hill with Full Agenda

AAHomecare facilitates in-person meetings between lawmakers and industry advocates in Washington, D.C.; coordinates virtual fly-in for providers to remotely assist lobbying push.

Manual CRT Bill Launched in Senate

Companion to H.R. 2293 would exclude manual CRT wheelchairs from competitive bidding and suspend bidding-derived pricing on accessories for those chairs for 18 months.

iLevel Hits 25,000 Users

With broad consumer use of the seat elevation system, and funding from an expanding spectrum of payers, Quantum Rehab works to convince Medicare that it too must fund the technology.

New Bill Protects Manual CRT Devices from Bidding

House lawmakers re-introduce language that would exempt manual complex rehab chairs from bid program and also protect accessories for those chairs.

N.C. Provider Craig Rae Joins NSBA Leadership Council

Owner of Penrod Medical Equipment joined to tackle issues facing small providers, such as tax reform, healthcare costs and the impact of regulations and the ACA.

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Products & Technology

HME Product Jackpot

Attendees at year's edition of Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas will rake in a jackpot of HME products and business services at the event's April 17-18 expo. We’ve rounded up some of the top offerings that will be on display on the show floor.

Tenn. Makes CRT a Separate Benefit

Volunteer state’s House and Senate unanimously vote to protect Medicaid patients’ access to specialized wheelchairs and accessories.



Quantum Rehab Donates Custom Power Chair

Customized iLevel power chair helps Walmart employee with cerebral palsy get around work more easily, as well as increase his life enjoyment.

Rehab Medication Acquires OMS Rehab

The acquisition expands Rehab’s product line as well as the range of services it offers.

Numotion Foundation Launches New Website

The foundation’s grant and sponsorship application for charitable groups is available on the new site.

NCART Outlines 2019 Agenda

After narrow missing passage in last Congress, protecting accessories for manual CRT chairs tops the list.

NCART Slates National CRT Conference

The 2019 National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference will be held May 1-2 in Arlington, Va.

Quantum Rehab/Pride Mobility To Offer CEU Courses At Medtrade Spring

The power mobility device manufacturers will offer two free continuing education classes at the April 16-18 conference.

Manual CRT Protections Stall Out in Senate

Despite last-minute legislative wrangling, a Medicaid bill that included provisions to protect reimbursement for manual CRT chair accessories lapses with the close of the 115th Congress.

Provider Strategy

Clinically Speaking: Group 2 vs. Group 3

Determining which type of power wheelchair is right for a client requires 'knowing the code' as well as understanding patient needs.

Video: Numotion Rolls Out New Customer App

The myNumotion app provides self-service tools and higher information transparency.

Manual CRT Protections Move to Senate

House passes Medicaid bill containing provisions to protect funding for manual CRT accessories; Senate now working to consider bill under unanimous consent.

H.R. 3730 Provisions Added to Lame Duck Medicaid Bill

The effort to protect accessories for manual CRT chairs sees a nail-biting legislative effort at the end of the 115th Congress.

Harmar Mobility Acquires Pride Mobility’s Lifts and Ramps Division

The acquisition will let Pride focus on its scooter and chair lines while allowing Hamar to bolster its vehicle lifts.

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