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Approved PAR? Proceed with caution, consultants say

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09/06/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – Industry consultants warn a recent uptick in the number of approved prior authorization requests (PARs) isn’t always a good thing.

NMEDA leads way in education

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09/03/2019

TAMPA, Fla. – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) earned a Leadership Award at RESNA’s recent annual meeting for its contributions to the organization and the industry as a whole.

Assistive technology’s unicorn

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09/03/2019

ARVADA, Colo. – Michelle Lange, OTR, ATP/SMS, realized she wanted to focus her occupational therapy career on assistive technology during her first job out of college more than 30 years ago.

Stakeholders hold on to momentum for accessories

‘We need to make sure we preserve our language’ in two larger bills, says Don Clayback
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08/30/2019

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders hope the groundwork they laid during National CRT Awareness Week will pay off when Congress is back in session the week of Sept. 9.

NMEDA plays waiting game for standards

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08/23/2019

TAMPA, Fla. – The Veterans Mobility Safety Act, a law requiring Veterans Affairs to establish quality and safety standards for adaptive equipment and vehicles, is still “tied up” at the agency, says Danny Langfield, CEO of the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association.

Clinicians on camera

CTF tackles legislation, position papers, education, Medicaid
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08/16/2019

ARLINGTON, Va. – A work group of the Clinician Task Force is producing eight-minute videos to educate wheelchairs users on the importance of current complex rehab technology legislation.

Wanted for CRT cause: Able-bodied recruits

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08/02/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – Three wheelchair users, with help from NRRTS, will stage a virtual town hall meeting Aug. 13 to enlist able-bodied people to their cause of preserving access to complex rehab technology.

Southeastern meets ‘huge need’

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07/25/2019

LUMBERTON, N.C. – Southeastern Home Medical Equipment’s complex rehab division hosted its first Education Expo in June, a sign of its growth since launching two years ago.

Carey Britton on ‘the other side’

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07/25/2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – With his many years of experience, Carey Britton could be in more of a management role, but sitting behind a desk is not for him.

Numotion, VMI integrate approach

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07/12/2019

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., and PHOENIX – A new partnership between Numotion and Vantage Mobility International aims to remove “pain points” for wheelchair users, the two companies say.

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