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Convaid goes back to school

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08/28/2015

TORRENCE, Calif. – Convaid is offering customers free wheelchair safety checks at their local dealers today.

Advanced Health Care buys PDG

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06/23/2015

MONTREAL – Advanced Health Care Products has acquired PDG Product Design Group, a Vancouver, British Columbia-based manufacturer of tilt-in-space, bariatric and high performance wheelchairs.

Staying paid

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Monday, May 18, 2015
Don Chrysler

I would like to respond to Doug Harrison’s letter to the editor "Warning shot" (see below).

Coming soon: Prepay reviews for tilt and tilt and recline

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05/14/2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –The Jurisdiction C DME MAC has announced widespread prepayment reviews for power tilt (E1002) and power tilt and recline (E1007) wheelchairs.

Short takes: WHILL, BioScrip

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04/28/2015

WHILL teamed up with Stanford graduate and undergraduate students and Prof.

UPitt seeks to cast wider net

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02/20/2015

The University of Pittsburgh recently announced the creation of the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP). The project, which is being funded by a two-year, $2.3 million sub-award from the U.S.

Provider included in new book from Wheel:Life

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02/10/2015

TAMPA, Fla. – Wheel:Life, an online community for wheelchair users worldwide, has published “Reconnecting: Relationship Advice from Wheelchair Users” as an e-book on Amazon.com.

What’s the real story?

Stakeholders respond to Post story on power wheelchair fraud
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09/05/2014

WASHINGTON – A recent story in the Washington Post highlighting power wheelchair fraud is simply rehashing old news at the cost of highlighting current problems, industry stakeholders say.

CMS modifies repair policy

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08/26/2014

WASHINGTON – It appears HME providers will now be able to repair equipment, such as power wheelchairs, without having to find the original medical necessity documentation from the original provider, AAHomecare reports.

Mobility providers balk at single code system

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08/08/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – Mobility providers aren’t lining up to support a CMS proposal to describe, and pay for, standard manual and standard power wheelchairs each under a single code.  

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