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Complex rehab market is not increasing


I read with great interest the “growth market” article in your Vendors section in last month’s issue (“Rehab attracts new players,” February 2016). 

In brief: CGS gets contract, VGM Insurance gives away thousands


NASHVILLE – CMS has awarded CGS Administrators a $78 million contract for DMEPOS claims in Jurisdiction B, according to a press release. 

Johnson tapped for promotion


EXETER, Pa. – Seth Johnson has been promoted to senior vice president of government affairs for Pride Mobility Products. Johnson, an 18-year veteran of the mobility industry, has been with the manufacturer since 2004.

Rehab stakeholders succeed with last-minute bill

Still need more permanent fix and greater coverage for accessories

WASHINGTON – Rehab stakeholders applaud the recent passing of a bill that delays CMS’s plans to apply competitive bid pricing to accessories for complex power wheelcha

Accessories fight now has weight of both chambers


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are one step closer to protecting access to accessories for complex rehab wheelchairs. 

Accessories bill drops in the Senate


WASHINGTON – Legislation that would prevent CMS from applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex power wheelchairs has been introduced in the Senate, AAHomecare and NCART announced yesterday.

Cures Act has wins, losses for HME industry

By Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – A bright spot in the high-profile 21st Century Cures Act that the House of Representatives passed on Friday: a provision that would extend CMS’s PMD demo.

Will the PMD demo expire?


WASHINGTON – A demo project requiring prior authorizations for power mobility devices has been hailed a success by all those involved, yet it’s due to expire Aug. 31.

CMS finalizes rule on bidding, bundling


WASHINGTON – CMS plans to move forward with its plans to implement competitive bid pricing nationwide, despite widespread opposition from the HME industry.