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Pride Mobility launches German subsidiary

May 14, 2020HME News Staff

HOVELHOF, Germany - Pride Mobility Products has launched its newest international standalone subsidiary, Pride Germany. Pride has had a presence in the Germany for more than 20 years and discussions for the subsidiary started in earnest in the fall of 2019. “We had to locate an appropriate facility, hire knowledgeable staff and create a top-notch sales force,” said Tim Murphy, vice president of European and Middle East operations and sales. “It has been with much help from staff...

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Pride Mobility tests digital tools

November 27, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

EXETER, Pa. - Pride Mobility Products is testing a new digital kiosk with about 50 HME providers as a way to help them educate and sell customers on their products.The kiosk will have information, photos and videos of everything from Pride's VivaLift line of electronic recliners to its Jazzy line of power wheelchairs.“We're moving more in a digital direction,” said Renae Storie, a senior director at Pride.Pride had a digital kiosk on hand at Medtrade in October. It has a steel frame that...

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Power tilt and recline: Yes, both can be medically necessary

October 28, 2019Guest Commentary

Medicare will consider power tilt, power recline or a combination of power tilt and recline for coverage and reimbursement when: The beneficiary is at high risk for the development of a pressure ulcer (injury) and is unable to perform a functional weight shift, or the beneficiary utilizes intermittent catheterization for bladder management and is unable to independently transfer from the wheelchair to the bed, or the power seating system is needed to manage increased tone or spasticity.Does that...

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Pride, Quantum obtain BBB accreditation

March 28, 2019HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Pride Mobility Products and Quantum Rehab have obtained accreditation from the Better Business Bureau serving metro Washington, D.C., and eastern Pennsylvania. BBB accredited businesses must adhere to its Code of Business Practices, a set of policies, procedures and best practices for representing trustworthiness, according to a press release. “We are pleased to be a BBB Accredited Business because we value building trust with our consumers,” said Scott Meuser, chairman...

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Headed for a vote: Medicaid bill that includes accessories language

December 7, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - December may, once again, turn out to be a lucky month for complex rehab stakeholders.Last week, industry champions in the House of Representatives were able to slide into a larger bill some language that requires CMS to stop applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs for 18 months, from Jan. 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.“We're pleased with the 18 months,” said Seth Johnson, senior vice president of government affairs for Pride...

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In brief: Parachute teams with Brightree, ResMed wins in court

October 26, 2018HME News Staff

NEW YORK and ATLANTA ­- Parachute Health's e-prescribing platform will be integrated into Brightree's cloud-based software, improving the ordering and fulfillment process for HME providers, the two companies say.The integration means providers will be able to connect orders received from Parachute's e-prescribing platform directly into Brightree's claim management/billing software, reducing costs and increasing revenues, according to an announcement.“This relationship will solve multiple...

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Pride, Quantum mentor students

October 24, 2018HME News Staff

DURYEA, Pa. - Pride Mobility Products and Quantum Rehab hosted a mentoring day for students with disabilities at a company facility on Oct. 18, as part of Disability Mentoring Day. Participants met with professionals to learn about typical job responsibilities, and the knowledge and skills needed for specific vocations. They also toured the production area and saw a new, expanded test lab. “Our plan is to continue to be a very friendly company,” said Scott Meuser, chairman and CEO, in...

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Pride gets 10K 'likes'

June 14, 2018HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - Pride Mobility Products' Facebook page has reached 10,000 followers, the company announced today. The page focuses on both products, like launches, overviews and product news, and lifestyle, with posts featuring users living active lives. “Delivering a complete product experience online is important,” said Rhonda Perko, senior director of marketing. “We want consumers to know about the products, but we also want them inspired by stories of how actual consumers are...

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What are CMS's plans for prior authorization demonstration

January 23, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - A Medicare demonstration project requiring prior authorizations for standard power wheelchairs in 19 states expires this August.“We've had some initial conversations with Medicare with regard to what they plan to do,” said Seth Johnson, senior vice president of government affairs for Pride Mobility Products. “We remain hopeful that it will become a permanent part of the program.”CMS's last action on the demo: In July 2015, the agency extended the demo through...

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In brief: CMS greenlights CGMs for coverage, Bain Capital makes bolt-on acquisition in pediatric market

January 20, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS classified “therapeutic” continuous glucose monitoring systems as durable medical equipment in a Jan. 12 ruling.CMS says CGMs are considered therapeutic and meet the definition of DME if:. They are approved by the FDA for use in place of a blood glucose monitor for making diabetes treatment decisions (for example, changes in diet and insulin dosage);. They are generally not useful to the individual in the absence of an illness or injury;. They are appropriate for use...

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