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Motion Composites moves carbon fiber to mainstream

April 23, 2018Tracy Orzel

QUEBEC CITY - Motion Composites, an ultra-light manual wheelchair manufacturer with 10 years under its belt in the Canadian and European markets, is ready to crack the U.S. market wide open.The company is actively hiring agents and full-time reps in several states, says CEO and founder Eric Simoneau, who has been dubbed the “Steve Jobs of the manual wheelchair industry” by industry veteran Cody Verrett.“We want to support 100% of the U.S. territory and that's going to be the focus...

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Mobility

Stakeholders agree: K0005 is complex rehab

September 7, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - Stakeholders couldn't be happier that CMS has designated the K0005 ultra lightweight manual wheelchair as complex rehab.“It makes perfect sense and we're happy to see CMS reach that decision,” said Don Clayback, executive director of NCART. “This further identifies complex rehab-type products and puts the right requirements around that technology.”Previously, CMS listed K0005 among manual wheelchairs. That meant, unlike other complex rehab, it wasn't protected...

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Provide K0005? You'll need an ATP

August 23, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BALTIMORE - CMS officials don't believe their decision to lump in K0005 ultra lightweight manual wheelchairs with complex rehab wheelchairs will have much of an impact on providers.During an Open Door Forum Aug. 22, CMS officials clarified that K0005 wheelchairs are considered complex rehab wheelchairs and, therefore, providers must meet all quality standards and accreditation requirements for that product category. One of those requirements: having at least one assistive technology professional...

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