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Vendors

Quantum gets up front

October 20, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

EXETER, Pa. - With demand for rear-wheel drive complex power wheelchairs diminishing, Quantum Rehab in October launched its first ever front-wheel drive chair to complement its existing offering of mid-wheel drive chairs.Company representatives spent much of September demoing the new 4Front with providers and therapists.“As we grow as a complex rehab company, we know we need to offer a full product mix,” said Jay Brislin, vice president. “It's all about offering consumers choice,...

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Mobility

Call for common sense

July 25, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Tucked into the Office of Inspector General's recent Mid-Year Report for 2016 is an investigation to determine the potential savings Medicare could achieve by renting complex power wheelchairs for 13 months instead of purchasing them.It's not the first time the idea has been thrown out there, but the OIG takes it a step further by saying it plans to issue a report on the subject sometime this year.“We are reaching out to the OIG to see if we can provide them with any information,”...

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On the Editor's Desk

Don't repeat the past

October 6, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably familiar with how the industry's efforts to reform the oxygen benefit have been going. In a nutshell: Not very smoothly. Don Clayback and other industry stakeholders involved in reforming the complex power wheelchair benefit don't live under a rock. That's why they've scheduled several events to gather feedback from interested parties. In addition to two Webinars this month, they've scheduled a consensus conference for Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to...

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