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What put an end to Fuller Rehab?

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Friday, February 4, 2011

Ringgold, Ga.-based Fuller Rehab has closed its doors and a bank has seized its assets, according to a story published today in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Here are the details, according to the newspaper:

All there is to know about the elimination of the first-month purchase option?

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

With the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs scheduled to be eliminated Jan. 1, you might want to review what little guidance CMS and its contractors have released about the change.

'10 miles' of ask-fors? That's what the HME industry is up against?!?!

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Friday, December 10, 2010

I spoke with Seth Johnson earlier today for an update on efforts to delay elimination of the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs.

First-month purchase option: 'Doc-fix' development gives industry more time to build support

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Friday, November 19, 2010

I just got off the phone with Seth Johnson, vice president of government affairs for Pride Mobility Products. He had this to say on the latest developments surrounding the industry's efforts to delay the elimination of the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs:

Updates: Separate benefit, first-month purchase option

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Don Clayback e-mailed NCART members late on Friday to let them know that a steering committee working on a separate benefit for complex rehab plans to publish a new "proposal paper" on Sept. 30. It also plans to hold two teleconferences to discuss the paper on Oct. 4 at 3 p.m.

Invacare offers CPR to gasping providers

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09/26/2010

ELYRIA, Ohio - If the industry fails to delay the elimination of the first-month purchase option for power wheelchairs, Invacare plans to give CPR to providers who need it.

Seen and heard

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

When it comes to efforts to preserve access to wheelchairs, industry stakeholders are being seen and heard.

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