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Short takes: 101 Mobility, Buffalo Wheelchair, 3B Medical

April 23, 2015HME News Staff

101 Mobility recently joined VetFran, a network of franchise brands that offers benefits to aspiring veteran franchisees and employees. The Wilmington, N.C.-based provider will offer a $5,000 discount on its franchise fee to qualified military veterans…Buffalo Wheelchair has opened a retail location. Buffalo Home Medical Supply offers bath safety, bracing and other DME items…Advance Home Care Supply now offers delivery of adult incontinence products. The Southfield, Mich.-based provider will allow...

101 mobility, 3B Medical, Advance Home Care Supply, Buffalo Wheelchair


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People and places: 101 Mobility and Drive Medical

January 14, 2015HME News Staff

101 Mobilityof Little Rock, Ark., has appointed Phillip Jacuzzi as its new sales and service manager. Jacuzzi comes to 101 Mobility with 15 years of experience in the bus transportation industry. Formerly, he was the sales and service manager for Central State Bus Sales and Arrow Coach Lines. At each of these companies, Jacuzzi sharpened his product installation, maintenance and customer relation skills…Drive Medical will exhibit its range of wheelchairs, bathing aids and pediatric equipment at Arab...

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Good works: 101 Mobility, Numotion

December 18, 2014HME News Staff

101 Mobility in San Jose, Calif., donated an auto lift installation for a community fundraising project. The recipient, 9-year-old Isaac Ruiz, suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta, which causes painful bone fractures. “Isaac's mother told us that Isaac watched the installation from his bedroom window and was excited and thankful for the new auto lift to transport his power wheelchair,” said Virgil Moore, owner of 101 Mobility in San Jose. The new Harmar AL-500 lift will allow Ruiz...

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On air with provider Jeff Franklin

October 31, 2014Tracy Orzel

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Provider Jeff Franklin loves to talk shop and recently found a home on 98.9 The Answer's “All Things Health” to do just that.    After giving an interview on 98.9's sister station in March, Franklin, owner of three 101 Mobility stores in Ohio and Southeast Michigan, was offered his own platform on the first Sunday of every month to educate the public on trends within the aging-in-place movement.“I am very passionate about what we do and I love communicating...

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In brief: Congressman seeks feedback, Drive expands presence

May 23, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Congressman Jim Renacci, R-Ohio, wants to hear from suppliers on the competitive bidding and re-review processes, according to an AAHomecare bulletin. Renacci, a former DME provider who lost in the Round 1 re-bid, will host a roundtable on the bid program and other issues affecting DMEPOS suppliers June 5 in Ohio. AAHomecare is compiling answers to a short online survey and sending them to Renacci. In other competitive bidding news, H.R. 1717 picked up three additional co-sponsors last...

101 mobility, competitive bidding, CPAP, drive medical, Harmar, Jim Renacci, Numotion, ResMed, Sleep Apnea


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Provider expands with 101 Mobility franchise

May 20, 2014HME News Staff

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - 101 Mobility has awarded West Virginia territory to Bob Murdock, owner of Access & Mobility Products, the company recently announced. "Once we began talking with 101, we were impressed by their vendor relationships and marketing department," said Justin Murdock, Bob Murdock's son. "It became clear that with 101 corporate handling a large part of the marketing, including web traffic, we would be free to focus on other aspects of our growing business." Access & Mobility will continue...

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101 Mobility ramp spans Mississippi

March 5, 2014HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS - 101 Mobility installed a temporary 1,100-square-foot aluminum wheelchair ramp on the new Stan Musial Veterans Bridge to ensure an opening ceremony was fully accessible. The ramp installation was done in windy, subzero conditions, according to a press release. “At one point, the wind was blowing so hard that it threw a 24-foot ramp straight up into the air,” said 101 Mobility St. Louis owner Brad Kohlbracher. The opening ceremony included a ribbon cutting and a 5K run and cycling...

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In brief: MACs miss standards, health spending stays low

January 10, 2014HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) failed to meet one-quarter of CMS's performance standards, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG). “Given the billion of dollars awarded to Medicare Administrative Contractors and the critical role they play in administering the Medicare program, effective oversight of performance is important to ensure that they are adequately processing claims,” the OIG states. The OIG based its findings on a performance...

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Mobility companies make donations

January 8, 2014HME News Staff

101 Mobility has teamed up with Homes for Our Troops to help provide an ADA-complaint, wheelchair accessible home for Army Staff Sgt. Alex Dillman, who was paralyzed by an IED blast in Afghanistan, according to a Jan. 6 announcement. “What we're doing for him just seems so minor compared to what he's done for us,” said Dennis Clouser, owner of 101 Mobility Tampa…Vantage Mobility International has donated an Access360 Northstar system for a 2013 Toyota Sienna to Charlie Harvey, a disabled...

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In brief: Mediware reaches out, Liberator reports revenues

December 27, 2013HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan. - Mediware Information Systems will offer whitepapers, studies, surveys, testimonials, webinars and other resources to providers throughout 2014, the company announced Dec. 24. First up: a Jan. 29 webinar to help HME providers master the complex rules and regulations related to competitive bidding. “Mediware's mission is to help homecare providers better understand the ever-changing homecare arena, while also providing business insights and best practices needed to growth their...

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