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Invacare, Invamex and the FDA

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

I spoke briefly with Kelly Mize and Brian Ellacott of Invacare yesterday about the company's decision to move the manufacturing of its Solara line of manual wheelchairs to an existing facility in Reynosa, Mexico.

Manual chair market faces challenges


The manual wheelchair market is currently surrounded by a lot of regulatory activity and mobility manufacturers expect it to be included in the national competitive bidding program at some point.

Dodged a bullet

Thursday, August 27, 2009

It looks like rehab providers in California dodged a bullet. AAHomecare reported this week that the state's Medicaid program, Medi-Cal, no longer plans to contract out manual wheelchairs.