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Start date for complex rehab capped rentals: April 1


YARMOUTH, Maine – In last week’s HME Newswire story, “Final rule proves ‘CMS does not understand complex rehab,’” we reported the wrong start date for reclassifying certain complex rehab equipment as capped-rental items.

Final rule proves ‘CMS does not understand complex rehab,’ stakeholders say


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are shaking their heads in disbelief at a final rule that makes certain complex rehab equipment capped-rental items effective April 1.

In brief:Brightree buys MedAct, OIG releases strategic plan


ATLANTA – Brightree has acquired McKinney, Texas-based MedAct, adding 330 HME providers to its customer base.

Stakeholders increase outreach for complex rehab bill


WASHINGTON – The sponsors of a bill in the Senate to create a separate benefit for complex rehab are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter to ramp up support.

Mobility providers ramp up complex rehab businesses

‘You can’t give up,’ says Mark Armstrong

YARMOUTH, Maine – A number of mobility providers that were not offered contracts for standard power have bolstered their existing complex rehab businesses as a way to stay afloat in the wake of Round 2.

Numotion grows big, stays local

Provider wins second place in HME Excellence Awards

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – When ATG Rehab and United Seating and Mobility merged in January as Numotion, the new company became a 124-location powerhouse in 39 states.

Stakeholders prep complex rehab bill to pass


ORLAND, Fla. – The time between now and Thanksgiving is key to passing a bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab by the end of this year, NCART’s Don Clayback told Medtrade attendees last week.

Sunrise Medical donates complex rehab


FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has announced the latest recipients of its Propel Donation Program: Damon Bosier of Hawaii and Cameron Irwin from Tasmania, Australia. Sunrise worked with National Seating and Mobility to serve Bosier.

Numotion: ‘A leading participant’ in consolidation


ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Get ready, complex rehab: Numotion’s not done shaking things up.

Shoprider launches complex rehab division


CARSON, Calif. – Shoprider Mobility Products expects to hit the market in 2014 with a line of complex rehab products and accessories, the company announced Aug. 27.