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Paper shows cracks in delivery system

‘We’re already seeing the rationing of health care’

WATERLOO, Iowa – Complex rehab stakeholders now have another tool in their toolbox to lobby lawmakers to protect their products and services.

Consumer mobility intensifies retail focus


With reimbursement dollars drying up for standard power chairs under Medicare, it’s no surprise that the category is becoming more retail-oriented in scope for mobility providers.

U.S. Rehab leverages outcomes tool to score big contract


WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab has secured a Humana contract for its members for complex rehab and mobility products and services at higher reimbursement rates.

Outcomes tool reveals trends in assistive devices

Developers call for increased participation to solidify results

ARLINGTON, Va. – More than a year after U.S. Rehab launched the Functional Mobility Assessment tool to a select group of its members, the results are in—sort of.

In brief: CQRC asks CMS to slow down, Circadiance readies rebrand


WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care says the findings of a recent Office of Inspector General report further demonstrate the need to slow down the national rollout of Medicare’s competitive bidding program.

U.S. Rehab, TiLite partner up


WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab and Permobil have announced that TiLite will be a contracted supplier of titanium and aluminum manual wheelchairs for members of U.S. Rehab.

Complex rehab stakeholders petition the president


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have launched a petition asking the White House to stop CMS from applying competitive bid pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

Outcomes tool reveals HME's value

'This industry is a cost-saver, not a cost-driver'

WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab hopes to improve patient care and show CMS the value of proper equipment with the Functional Mobility Assessment tool. 

In brief: Sunrise Medical makes buy, U.S. Rehab supports outcomes tool


FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has strengthened its presence in the high-end sports wheelchair market by acquiring RGK Wheelchairs.

U.S. Rehab gets behind outcomes tool


WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab has negotiated an exclusive license agreement with the University of Pittsburgh to give its members access to an up-and-coming outcomes tool.