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What's the first-month purchase option worth to you?

July 22, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

The industry seeks to delay a provision in the healthcare reform bill that would eliminate the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs in exchange for a 1% reduction in the consumer price index-urban (CPI-U) update. That seems reasonable. “I think it's a fair trade-off,” said Tim Pederson, chairman of AAHomecare's Complex Rehab and Mobility Council (CRMC) and CEO of WestMed Rehab in Rapid City, S.D. “It's a small enough cut that it's not going to have a major...

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