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Complex rehab consolidation continues

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Friday, December 3, 2010

United Seating and Mobility (USM) announced this week that it has picked up three RehabTECH branches: Fridley, Minn, which serves the greater Minneapolis area.; Oak Creak, Wis., which serves the greater Milwaukee

Complex rehab providers are shaking things up

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Monday, August 23, 2010

On my desk right now are notes for three stories, all of which have to do with complex rehab providers expanding their footprints: ATG Rehab into Oklahoma City, Okla., and Chattanooga, Tenn.; National Seating & Mobility (NSM) into Las Vegas; and Chair & Equipment Rentals & Sales outsi

Ensure survival through change

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03/16/2010

It's old news now that complex rehab companies are under the gun. For example, while they received an exemption from national competitive bidding, they also got hit with a 9.5% Medicare reduction effective Jan. 1, 2009. Unfortunately, there is neither a silver bullet nor a great business secret that can be used to solve the challenges stemming from reimbursement reductions. Companies have been forced to look at a variety of changes to ensure survival.

How would you define complex rehab?

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Monday, November 23, 2009

As part of today's and tomorrow's Webinar, NCART distributed a "working definition" of complex rehab. The definition is one of the first steps in creating a separate benefit for complex rehab.

NRRTS responds to the AARP

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

A few blogs ago, I wrote about an editorial in the recent AARP Bulletin titled "The Case of the Expensive Wheelchair." Simon Margolis, executive director of NRRTS, has crafted a response titled "The Case of the Misinformed Editor."

At bat: Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., has gone to bat for the complex rehab industry, writing a letter in support of repealing the 9.5% cut as part of healthcare reform.

NRRTS sponsors pavilion at Medtrade

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Monday, August 3, 2009

NRRTS will sponsor the Complex Rehab Pavilion at Medtrade, the organization announced this afternoon. The pavilion will be a grouping of 20-plus booths that all share this theme: equipment and services to meet the complex needs of people with disabilities.

Simon Margolis and crew are fired up!

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Monday, July 27, 2009

NRRTS has stepped up to the plate when it comes to disseminating complex rehab news. Have you noticed that the organization is sending out more frequent e-mail blasts? That it's doing a better job of updating the breaking news section of its Web site?

HME Business Summit, Day 1

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

The Sword in the Stone film It was a whirlwind day in Baltimore. There were five sessions and two workshops, as well as a networking reception. Here are some highlights from the day's events:

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