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Mobius Mobility increases access to iBOT 

March 25, 2024Liz Beaulieu, Editor

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Mobius Mobility now has coveted Medicare coverage for its iBOT, the “last mile” of the company’s go-to-market strategy for the multi-mode power wheelchair, says Lucas Merrow.  The process of obtaining Medicare coverage included, among other things, getting the iBOT tested by a Medicare-approved lab and, because Mobius Mobility, itself, is billing the agency for the device, getting accredited (the company chose the Accreditation Commission for...

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Mobius iBOT gets Medicare coverage

January 18, 2024HME News Staff

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Mobius Mobility has received Medicare coverage for the iBOT PMD, a multi-modal power wheelchair that allows users to traverse a wide variety of terrain, climb stairs and operate at eye-level. “Team iBOT could not be more excited,” said Lucas Merrow, Mobius Mobility CEO. “Our mission is to deliver the increased mobility and independence that the iBOT PMD provides to anyone who needs it. And affordability is foundational to this effort. With Medicare coverage,...

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Mobius Mobility begins processing insurance claims for iBOT 

May 15, 2023HME News Staff

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Mobius Mobility has announced that its iBOT PMD is now covered under private insurance. The company also says it has relationships with nonprofit organizations and credit unions that offer financing programs to assist with co-pays and deductibles. “As part of an intensive, multi-year program to secure reimbursement support for the iBOT PMD, Mobius Mobility applied and received approval for the relevant insurance billing codes and received the required accreditation from the...

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Comeback kid: Will it be second time's a charm for iBOT?

August 2, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Mobius Mobility expects to relaunch the iBOT personal mobility device some time this fall, nearly 10 years after Johnson & Johnson stopped making the device. Here's what Lucas Merrow, who has been helping Dean Kamen relaunch the iBOT, had to say about the device's second coming. HME News: You worked on the iBOT the first time around, too, right? Luke Merrow: I did. I worked with Dean and DEKA Research and Development up until we handed it off to J&J and then...

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iBOT readies for relaunch

April 30, 2019HME News Staff

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Mobius Mobility is in the process of re-launching the iBOT Personal Mobility Device, an electric wheelchair that can climb stairs, according to the Union Leader. The company is moving into a building here owned by Dean Kamen, who worked with Johnson & Johnson to develop the iBOT 20 years ago, to assemble the devices and train customers on how to use them. In addition to climbing stairs, the iBOT allows users to sit up to make eye contract with others, making it a good fit for people...

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People news: Howard Zisser, Josh Renihan, Dean Kamen

October 18, 2013HME News Staff

BEDFORD, Mass. - Howard Zisser is the first medical director at Insulet Corp., the company announced Oct. 17. An expert on diabetes, Zisser has researched new therapies for Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes. He will offer input on product development and act as liaison with government officials and healthcare organizations … Josh Renihan has been named SCA's vice president of US healthcare sales, personal care, according to a recent announcement from the global hygiene company, which makes...

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