Mobility


Video: A Look Inside Retail-Only HME

Retail HME pioneer Wayne Slavitt offers a tour of his store, Mobül, in Long Beach, Calif., which uses clever product presentation and displays to encourage customers to interact with HME products and start thinking about how those items can fit into their homes and their lives.

Wheels UP! Accessible Travel Photo Contest Open Until Aug. 16

The contest asks people who use wheelchairs to submit photos of themselves enjoying accessible vacation spots, outdoors programs and other activities.

HMEB New Product Awards Now Accepting Entries

HME Business is now accepting entries for its sixth annual New Product of the Year competition; deadline Sept. 6.

Viral Video Sensation Gets Quantum Chair with iLevel

Power Chair users of ‘Back it up, Terry’ fame gets a new chair thanks to a donation from Quantum Rehab and Team Adapative.

AZ MediQuip Expands Management Team

Two key managers are put into new roles that will help the company launch its next growth phase.

National CRT Awareness Week Slated for Aug. 19-23

Taking advantage of Congressional recess, NCART and other CRT stakeholders aim to advance awareness, legislation in lawmakers’ districts.

Rehab Medical Ranked Indiana’s 12th Fastest Growing Company

A combination of organic growth and strategic buys and mergers have helped the CRT provider gain momentum.

Manual CRT Protections Gain Momentum

Energy & Commerce Committee's approval for H.R. 2328 clear way for CRT provisions to be considered by the full House.



Key House Committee Upvotes Bill with CRT Provisions

House Energy & Commerce Committee approves H.R. 2328, which protects manual complex rehab chairs and accessories.

Vent Letter Notches 180 Lawmakers’ Signatures

Letter submitted to CMS and HHS calls for agencies to remove non-invasive ventilators from competitive bidding. July 26 deadline to get signatures for Senate companion letter fast approaching.

Ways and Means to Review CRT Protections

NCART calls on CRT stakeholders to contact House Ways and Means Committee members and urge them to approve the HEARTS and Rural Relief Act during Wednesday’s markup session.

HMEB Podcast: Zip Code Changes and CRT Opportunities

Episode 010 of the HME Business talks to experts about funding implications of CMS’s reclassification of multiple rural and non-bid zip codes, as well as sales opportunities for HME providers in the CRT market.

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.

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.

Podcast with Dr. David White

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