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New Bari+Max Lineup Designed for Evolving Needs of Bariatric Patients

Dynarex's strategy includes expediting the provision of bariatric products.

Numotion’s Board of Directors Welcomes Congressman Jim Langevin

Langevin, a longtime wheelchair user, brings expertise on policy as well as cybersecurity to the national Complex Rehab Technology provider.

AAHomecare Shares Comments on Seat Elevation NCD

The association advocated for various coverage provisos in its comments urging CMS to finalize its proposed NCD to fund power seat elevation for Medicare beneficiaries.

News Feature

Seat Elevation Comments Surpass 1,800 Entries

The public comment period on CMS’s proposed power seat elevation NCD ends March 17. Here's a closer look at the issues at hand and what's being said.

David Kopf

Editor's Note

Making the Right Thing Happen

The window for public comments on CMS’s proposed power seat elevation NCD ends March 17. There are several resources you can use to help support the effort.

Push is on for Seat Elevation Comments

Mobility stakeholders have until March 17 to comment on a proposed NCD that would expand coverage for power seat elevation to Medicare beneficiaries for the first time.

CMS Proposes Power Seat Elevation Coverage

Proposed NCD would expand coverage for power seat elevation on certain power wheelchairs to Medicare beneficiaries for the first time.

Invacare Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Invacare and two U.S. subsidiaries are involved in the filings, while the rest of its global business is not involved.

Virginia Legislation Would Boost Medicaid Reimbursements

A pair of legislative efforts would raise Medicaid reimbursements in the state and authorize Medicaid coverage of CRT wheelchairs for patients living in nursing facilities.

Advocates Call for Changes to Wheelchair Repair Bill

AAHomecare, NCART and HOMES send a letter calling on the leadership of the Massachusetts legislature to make several changes to SB 3136.

Quantum Launches TRU-Balance 4 Positioning System

The power positioning system provides 10, 20, or 30 degrees of power anterior tilt to help users perform tasks of daily life.

Sunrise Will Offer VA Patients Installs of LUCI’s Safety System

The wheelchair manufacturer will offer VA patients the option for a factory installation of LUCI’s safety technology system on QUICKIE power wheelchairs.

HME Business Unveils 2022 New Product Award Winners

Judged by a panel of HME providers, the ninth annual installment of the saw a wide variety of entries, with winners in 20 categories.

Power Seat Elevation and Standing Sign-on Letter Hits Senate

The letter to CMS thanks the agency for moving power seat elevation forward, asks for timeline and asks for public comments on power standing.


Graham-Field Doubles Down on U.S.-based Manufacturing

DME manufacturer invests millions in a laser tube cutting system for its Wisconsin fabrication facility.

Invacare Names Interim President and CEO

SVP and General Manager Geoffrey Purtill will lead the company as Matthew Monaghan has exited his roles as the DME maker’s chairman, president and CEO.

Seat Elevation Signature Push Continues

NCART reminds mobility stakeholders and providers that they have until Sept. 14 to submit public comments urging CMS to reimburse power seat elevation systems for power wheelchairs.

Ki Mobility Launches Complex Rotation, Tilt-in-Space Manual Wheelchair

The fully featured tilt-in-space chair maintains design elements of the company’s Focus CR, such as sealed inset roller bearings and patented Dual Path tilt technology.

CMS Opens NCD Reconsideration for Seat Elevation Systems

A public comment period is open until Sept. 14, and HME advocates are urging all members of the industry, and particularly CRT stakeholders, to submit. Notably, the reconsideration does not include power standing systems.

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