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Permobil adds power assist to portfolio

December 27, 2017HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil has acquired MAX Mobility, the Nashville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of the SmartDrive power assist device. MAX Mobility's most recent release, the SmartDrive MX2+ with PushTracker, works on virtually any manual wheelchair on the market. “Almost three out of four manual wheelchair users have shoulder pain already,” said Mark Richter, Ph.D., CEO of MAX Mobility, who will join Permobil as senior group innovation advisor, working across the power, manual,...

Complex Rehab, Manual, Max Mobility, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Power assist, Wheelchair

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In brief: OIG targets orthotics and vents, Rep. Tipton throws support behind rural providers

November 6, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Orthotics and vents are among the HME that the Office of Inspector General plans to focus on in fiscal year 2016, according to a work plan published last week. The OIG plans to determine the reasonableness of Medicare fee schedule amounts for orthotic braces. The agency will compare Medicare payments made for braces to amounts paid by non-Medicare payers to identify potentially wasteful spending. It will also estimate the financial impact on Medicare and on beneficiaries of aligning...

BioScrip, Max Mobility, Mediware, National Seating & Mobility (NSM), Numotion, Sigvaris

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Max Mobility gets smarter

November 6, 2015HME News Staff

ANTIOCH, Tenn. - Max Mobility has created a new position, SmartDrive Educator, and has named Devon Doebele, the Florida territory manager for MSL Associates, to fill it. He will oversee the strategic direction, expansion and education of the company's SmartDrive wheelchair power assist technology, working with manufacturers like Easystand, Ki Mobility, Roho and TiLite. Doebele will be a member of the company's executive team and report to President Mark Richter.

Max Mobility, Power assist