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

Medtrade Spring Digital Conference Library Now Available

April 15, 2013
ALPHARETTA, GA – Unable to be at Medtrade Spring last month? You can still get access to all of the detailed conference sessions with the Medtrade Digital Conference Library. Those not able to attend Medtrade Spring can “attend” a m

Stark Guidelines for Renting Equipment From a Physician

April 15, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – The Ethics in Patient Referrals Act, or Stark law, provides that “if a physician has a financial relationship with an entity” that provides certain designated health services (durable medical equipment), then the physician is

What the CMS Contractors are Asking Your Patients

April 7, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – Over the past several years, CMS contractors (NSC, PSCs, ZPICs, and others) have become increasingly aggressive in scrutinizing operations of HME suppliers. As they always have, the contractors continue to review patient files. H

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