power wheelchairs

The power wheelchair market is thriving despite competitive bidding—consumers want customized retail products with innovative technology. Stay on top of the trends by arming yourself with the... Read more >
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 >