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PMDRX gets representation


GLENDALE, Ariz. – PMDRX has signed an exclusive territorial marketing agreement with MSL Associates in Tampa, Fla. MSL, a marketing, sales and logistics company, has representation in 21 states and Puerto Rico.

U.S. Rehab revamps training program


WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab, a division of The VGM Group, has revamped its popular Tech Training program to provide a “deeper dive” into repairs for power mobility equipment.

PMD claims without G codes spell trouble, OIG says


WASHINGTON – Providers shouldn’t be held responsible for power mobility device (PMD) claims without G codes, stakeholders say.

Armadillos? Van rental fleets? A brave new rehab world


YARMOUTH, Maine – Whether it’s due to the financial realities of providing power mobility at competitive bidding rates or living without Medicare at all, providers say the old way of doing things just doesn’t work anymore.

RACs mistakenly rescind some audits


BALTIMORE – Talk about a clawback. Some recent letters rescinding certain audits were sent in error, say stakeholders.

Permobil revamps website


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has re-launched its website, the company said in recent press release.

Demo needs tweaks


The PMD demo could work in other states, say stakeholders—if a few key changes are made. 

Scooter Store layoffs follow in wake of Round 2 announcement


NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – Despite budgeting for the impact of Round 2 of competitive bidding, steeper-than-expected rate reductions have forced The Scooter Store to cut 150 more jobs.

Tired of the 'ping pong effect'?


GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A new company that helps physicians complete the required documentation for power mobility devices (PMDs) says it has a 100% approval rate on prior authorization requests.

Calif. claims may be hit with two reviews

Stakeholders hope claims won't need prepay and prior authorization

WASHINGTON – The industry hopes that the prior authorizations required by a new PMD demonstration project will eliminate the need for prepay reviews. That hope will face its first test in California.