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In brief: Providers make their case, WHILL merges with Scootaround

August 23, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Managed care plans, CRT reimbursement and coverage for breast prosthesis topped the list of concerns HME providers shared at an Aug. 19 Small Business Administration Regulatory Fairness Hearing.Provider Georgie Blackburn said she's seen a significant impact on small businesses under Pennsylvania's managed care model for Medicaid, according to a bulletin from VGM.“We have witnessed significant barriers to access for recipients in need for durable medical equipment,” said Blackburn....

SBA hearing, Scootaround, WHILL


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WHILL, Scootaround merge

August 23, 2019HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - WHILL, the makers of the Model Ci and Model A personal electric vehicles, and Scootaround, a provider of rental mobility solutions, have merged.The new mobility-as-a-service model that will by implemented by WHILL and Scootaround will combine WHILL's personal EVs with Scootaround's worldwide rental, repair and mobility management services.“Our partnership with Scootaround is a huge step toward evolving the worldwide mobility transportation industry,” said Satoshi Sugie,...

M&A, Scootaround, WHILL


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Mobility

Necessity is the mother of invention

July 25, 2016Jeff Rowe

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - How do you go from being a stay-at-home mother of three children to being ranked as one of your country's top female entrepreneurs?If you're Lee Meagher, founder and CEO of Winnipeg, Canada-based Scootaround, a company that provides scooter and wheelchair rentals throughout North America, you set out to solve a problem for an entire population.In 1997, Meagher went on a family vacation to Hawaii with her father, who was a stroke patient and who used a scooter to get around....

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Mobility

Scootaround retools rewards program

October 22, 2015Tracy Orzel

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Three and a half years after its initial rollout, Scootaround has relaunched its Engage customer rewards program.“Every company these days has a loyalty program, so we're trying to stand out and provide the best possible member benefits we can,” said Jordan Meagher, sales and marketing at Scootaround. “And change is good.”The revamped program includes more exclusive offers and discounts to members, such as its Sizzling Summer promotion, which offered members...

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Mobility

Scootaround streamlines repairs with DNA

June 26, 2015Tracy Orzel

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Scootaround hopes to ease travel headaches for wheelchair and scooter users with its new information sharing program.Scootaround DNA, which the provider is beta testing with members of the United Spinal Association, allows users to store their equipment information—such as model and serial numbers—on a secure database to help expedite repairs when traveling.“Given the complexity of the type of equipment that United Spinal members are traveling with, we felt...

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In brief: CMS briefs, Invacare hires, KCI slips

November 15, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A meeting with CMS and congressional staff on DME competitive bidding, originally cancelled due to the government shutdown, has been set for 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 18, says The VGM Group. Because the briefings, for staff of the Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees, will not be public, VGM and AAHomecare are calling on providers to contact their members of Congress to urge them to attend.Employees return to Invacare facilityELYRIA, Ohio - A “small number” of employees...

Alliqua, CMS, cpap, diabetes, Diabetic 360, HomeCare Connect, Invacare, KCI, King's Daughters Home Medical Equipment, MDA


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