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Mobility

PMC closes its doors

January 26, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - The legion of groups that represent wheelchair providers and manufacturers no longer includes the Power Mobility Coalition (PMC). HME News called the PMC's director, Eric Sokol, in January and heard the following message: "You have reached the offices of the Power Mobility Coalition. The Power Mobility Coalition is now closed. For those who have inquiries regarding the PMC, please contact Steve Azia." Azia, the PMC's counsel, told HME News in January that the PMC had been closed...

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Mobility

PMC closes its doors

January 26, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - The legion of groups that represent wheelchair providers and manufacturers no longer includes the Power Mobility Coalition (PMC). HME News called the PMC's director, Eric Sokol, in January and heard the following message: "You have reached the offices of the Power Mobility Coalition. The Power Mobility Coalition is now closed. For those who have inquiries regarding the PMC, please contact Steve Azia." Azia, the PMC's counsel, told HME News in January that the PMC had been closed for...

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The Power Mobility Coalition (PMC) closes its doors

January 6, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

The legion of groups that represent wheelchair providers and manufacturers no longer includes the Power Mobility Coalition (PMC). HME News called the PMC's director, Eric Sokol,  this week and heard the following message: “You have reached the offices of the Power Mobility Coalition. The Power Mobility Coalition is now closed. For those who have inquiries regarding the PMC, please contact Steve Azia.” Azia, the PMC's counsel, told HME News that the PMC has been closed for about a...

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'Clash over wheelchairs'

September 21, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Another mainstream media outlet has published a story on efforts to cut reimbursement for wheelchairs. BusinessWeek on Friday detailed efforts to eliminate the first-month purchase option for power wheelchairs in "Clash over Wheelchairs in Health-Care Reform." The magazine quotes Eric Sokol from the Power Mobility Coalition (PMC): The elimination of the purchase option will drive Medicare power mobility suppliers out of business and hurt domestic manufacturing of power wheelchairs. It could impact...

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