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All shiny and new

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12/21/2010

PERMOBIL RECENTLY MOVED ITS NORTH AMERICAN headquarters into a new 120,000-square-foot facility in Lebanon, Tenn. In addition to innovations that make the company more efficient, the new location incorporates a variety of green-building technologies that help conserve energy and reduce overall operating costs. These features include low-flow fixtures, 90 skylights, LED efficiency lighting and a recycling program that processes five tons of cardboard annually.

Standing up for beneficiaries

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01/26/2010

Right now, Medicare has HCPCS codes for power and manual standing systems (E2301 and E2320, respectively) but no reimbursement. The reason, according to the agency: The systems, which add anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 to a wheelchair's price tag, aren't medically necessary.