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Let's all stare at Shannon

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Before I went to CELA this spring, I hadn’t met anyone who used a wheelchair. I mean, sometimes when family members took my grandmother to a mall or Disney World, they’d grab a wheelchair to help her get around because of her sore knees, but that’s about it. 

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AAH: Delay PMD demo

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08/28/2012

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare on Monday called for CMS to delay a PMD demo scheduled to start Sept. 1 because the agency still hasn’t released a final version of instructions.

Provider helps bring wheelchairs out of the doghouse

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08/24/2012

SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass. – Jay Turner is asking the mobility community to donate wheels for a different kind of HME customer: the four-legged kind. 

Back to basics

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08/24/2012

ATLANTA – Kay Koch had no idea when she first decided to host a small education event that, 10 years later, she would be renting hotel conference rooms to hold a crowd. 

Can't even get arrested in this town

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Friday, August 24, 2012

I've been following this story a bit because I follow United Spinal on Twitter and they've been keeping me up-to-date. 

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Breakdown study: Wheelchairs at risk

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06/22/2012

PITTSBURGH – A recent study found that 53% of wheelchair users reported one or more breakdowns that required repairs in a six-month period, with Medicare and Medicaid patients the most affected.

Five-year rule haunts mobility providers

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06/15/2012

WASHINGTON – The five-year “reasonable useful lifetime” rule for capped rental items has been on the books for years, but mobility providers are just starting to feel its sting.

Scooter Store: 'Whatever is going on is not good for our industry'

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06/08/2012

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – What’s behind all the recent changes at The Scooter Store?

Can't stand up? Stand out

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Monday, June 4, 2012

My Twitter feed and news alerts have been full of Sundance Channel's new "Push Girls."

Just to let you know, I did catch that one episode of The Bachelor when they came up to Madawaska, Maine—but, for the most part, reality TV is not my thing.

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Not that kind of pageant

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Friday, May 25, 2012

While I was at CELA (which seems like thousands of years ago, but was actually only last month), I met Susan Houston of Hudson Seating and Mobility. 

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