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New mobility code, but same fee schedule?


WASHINGTON – While mobility stakeholders support CMS’s preliminary decision to establish a new code for center mount power elevating foot platforms with articulation, they are less enthused about the proposed reimbursement. 

Mobility stakeholders: Repair issues bigger than GAO says


WASHINGTON – The brief mention of repair issues in a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on competitive bidding doesn’t speak to the severity of the problem, say mobility stakeholders.

Decision doesn’t solve repair woes, stakeholders say


WASHINGTON – CMS’s decision to pay for repairs for capped rental DME provided by The Scooter Store and transferred to beneficiaries on Oct. 24, is a step in the right direction, but not a solution, industry stakeholders say.

Providers in bid areas see glitch in payments


YARMOUTH, Maine – Some providers in Round 2 competitive bidding areas (CBAs) say they’re running into trouble billing for complex rehab accessories.

What’s The Scooter Store’s legacy?

‘If it can happen to The Scooter Store, it can happen to anyone’

YARMOUTH, Maine – Stakeholders expect the downfall of The Scooter Store to have several lasting effects on the power mobility industry.