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Wheelchair repair issues abound for Scooter Store equipment

May 31, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has met with CMS to see if it can get some financial relief for providers who repair equipment for former customers of The Scooter Store.“We're working with CMS to see if we can devise some sort of system that would allow beneficiaries to access repairs and providers to get paid for them,” said Peter Rankin, manager of government affairs for AAHomecare.Currently, providers can't be paid for repairs on equipment still in the capped rental cycle. For patient-owned...

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Much bigger than The Scooter Store

April 26, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I always check my email once or twice over the weekend knowing that that, while the trade press like HME News pretty much takes Saturday and Sunday off, the mainstream press does not.So I wasn't surprised when I checked my email on a recent Saturday and saw a note from one of our readers with a link to a story published that day by the San Antonio Express about The Scooter Store furloughing most of its employees.That's a big deal.The Scooter Store had about 1,800 employees in all, with 1,200 working...

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