CMS Postpones Start of Face-to-Face Requirement

July 11, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – Citing the suppliers’ need for “additional time to establish protocols for newly required face-to-face encounters,” CMS postponed the start of face-to-face requirements until October 1, 2013. At that time, CMS will expect ful

AAHomecare Pushes Power Mobility Issues on Capitol Hill

April 22, 2013
Meticulous preparation by complex rehab advocates will likely pay off next week when Sen Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is expected to introduce a Senate companion bill to H.R. 942, the Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Tec

Nordic Capital Sells Permobil

April 7, 2013
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Power wheelchair maker Permobil has a new owner. Eight years after Nordic Capital purchased the company, Swedish investment firm Investor AB will reportedly buy Permobil for 5.1 billion kronor ($783 million). In a statement

New York Auto Show Pays Attention to Accessibility

April 1, 2013
NEW YORK – The wheelchair accessible version of the Nissan NV200 Taxi made its debut last week at the New York International Auto Show. The new vehicle (pictured) will become available as part of Nissan’s NV200 “Taxi of TomorrowR