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Standing up for beneficiaries

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01/26/2010

Right now, Medicare has HCPCS codes for power and manual standing systems (E2301 and E2320, respectively) but no reimbursement. The reason, according to the agency: The systems, which add anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 to a wheelchair's price tag, aren't medically necessary.

Apply now for specialty certification in seating and mobility

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01/25/2010

ARLINGTON, Va. - Assistive technology professionals (ATPs) can now apply to become seating and mobility specialists (SMSs).

CELA makes consumers big emphasis

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01/21/2010

STERLING, Va. – NRRTSs Continuing Education and Legislative Advocacy Conference (CELA) is going to look a little different this year, says Executive Director Simon Margolis.

CELA makes consumers 'big emphasis'

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01/18/2010

STERLING, Va. - NRRTS's Continuing Education and Legislative Advocacy Conference (CELA) is going to look a little different this year, says Executive Director Simon Margolis.

Is your service department profitable?

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01/07/2010

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - In the heyday of home medical equipment, providers rarely worried about the profitability of their service departments. Not anymore, especially when it comes to power wheelchairs, says Dick Fuller.

OIG: 60% of wheelchair claims no good

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01/06/2010

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are blasting the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for reviewing power wheelchair documentation so soon after Medicare turned the benefit upside down.

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