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Merits teams with advocate for giveaway 

March 29, 2021HME News Staff

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Merits USA and its sister brands Avid Rehab, Precision Comfort and Pilot have partnered with disability advocate Chelsea Bear for a giveaway in honor of Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month. Entrants have a chance of winning a Roadster 3 Scooter from Merits USA. The Roadster, with its easy disassembly and portability, is great for those with CP and other mobility disabilities, the company says. “I couldn’t be more excited to be partnering with Merits for this special...

Awareness, Cerebral Palsy, Chelsea Bear, Giveaway, Merits USA

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On the Editor's Desk

Wheelchair user sounds off on competitive bidding

November 17, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

If you didn't listen to this morning's media conference call on national competitive bidding-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS)-you missed out on one hell of a speaker in Lucy Spruill. Spruill is a wheelchair user and director of public policy and community relations for United Cerebral Palsy of Pittsburgh. She joined Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Jason Altmire, D-Pa., in criticizing competitive bidding. Here are some snippets of what she said: On reduced access: “(The...

Cerebral Palsy, Competitive Bidding, On The Editor's Desk, Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS)

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