power wheelchairs

There was a time when a standard power wheelchair carrying the HCPCS Code K0823 reigned in the mobility market. It was king of an industry driven largely by Medicare reimbursement. But competitive... Read more >
Capped rental and two rounds of competitive bidding have dramatically lowered the fee schedule for power wheelchairs to the detriment of providers who build their business around Medicare—and... Read more >
When I first entered the industry in the fall of 2000 the typical DME provider’s income was derived from 80 to 90 percent Medicare/Medicaid, 10 or 15 percent third party pay and a maximum of... Read more >
Optimism for the 2012 power chair market is in short supply these days, with most manufacturers admitting to flat or down sales with little more than a third of the year to go. The relatively poor... Read more >
The implementation of competitive bidding for durable medical equipment by Medicare produced countless challenges for the complex rehab industry to face in ensuring beneficiaries’ access to... Read more >
Last year began with implementation of a new law that has undoubtedly impacted the mobility product industry. The elimination of Medicare’s first month purchase option has presented numerous... Read more >