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AAH creates mobility'micro' Web site

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03/03/2010

ARLINGTON, Va. - AAHomecare has launched a new "micro" Web site to better inform policymakers, the media and consumers about complex rehab and mobility products and services, it announced in January.

Ride-Awaystands united

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03/03/2010

LONDONDERRY, N.H. - Ride-Away, a provider of modified vehicles and adaptive equipment for people with disabilities, in January kicked off its fundraising efforts for The United Way's Annual Day of Giving Campaign.

Accessibility provider launches leasing program

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03/03/2010

ATLANTA - All in One Accessibility, a provider of home modifications for people with disabilities and physical challenges, has launched a leasing program for overhead lifts, it announced in January.

NRRTS adds advocate

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03/03/2010

NRRTS appoints Andrew Davis consumer relations/advocacy intern.

Separate benefit for complex rehab: Let the discussions begin

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03/03/2010

BUFFALO, N.Y. - When industry stakeholders gave an overview of a "discussion paper" that details a separate benefit for complex rehab during a Webinar today, providers and therapists had a lot of questions. That's exactly the response stakeholders were hoping for.

New benefit for complex rehab: 'This is an evolutionary process'

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02/04/2010

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Industry stakeholders are drafting a white paper that details a new benefit for complex rehab, and they'll unveil it to the broader industry in a highly anticipated Webinar next month.

Apply now for specialty certification

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01/28/2010

Applicants for the specialty certification must have 1,000 hours of direct customer service experience. They must also meet any two of the following seven criteria: clinical service delivery, advocacy, mentoring/supervision, presentations/formal instruction, learning/continuing education, publications and research.

PMC closes its doors

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01/26/2010

Groups representing wheelchair providers and manufacturers include AAHomecare's Complex Rehab and Mobility Council (CRMC), NRRTS, NCART and RESNA. Only the CRMC, however, represents standard power wheelchair providers and manufacturers; the rest represent mainly complex power wheelchair providers and manufacturers.

Power wheelchair providers fight denials tooth and nail

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01/26/2010

Noridian Administrative Services, the DME MAC for Jurisdiction D, notified providers recently that, during a "service specific prepayment probe review" of 117 claims for K0823s, it denied 114 or 97.7%. The DME MACs in the three other jurisdictions have conducted similar reviews and reported similar findings.

PMC closes its doors

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01/26/2010

HME News called the PMC's director, Eric Sokol, in January and heard the following message: "You have reached the offices of the Power Mobility Coalition. The Power Mobility Coalition is now closed. For those who have inquiries regarding the PMC, please contact Steve Azia."

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