WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 18, 2019)—Provisions permanently excluding manual complex rehab technology (CRT) wheelchairs from the competitive bidding program have been included in FY 2020 appropriations legislation. The legislation also exempts CRT manual accessories from bidding-derived pricing for an 18-month period, starting Jan. 1, 2020.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 12, 2019)—National Seating & Mobility (NSM), a provider of complex rehabilitation, mobility and accessibility solutions in the United States and Canada, is further expanding the company’s home accessibility division with new locations in both St. Louis, Missouri, and Buffalo, New York. The pair of acquisitions broadens NSM’s growing footprint.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 16, 2019)—National Seating & Mobility (NSM) a provider of complex rehabilitation mobility and accessibility solutions in the United States and Canada, has formed the NSM Thought Leadership Committee to address issues affecting the outcomes and mobility needs of individuals with a wide spectrum of disabilities and severe health conditions.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 1, 2019)—SPORTS ‘N SPOKES, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), Abilities Expo and Cure Medical, a manufacturer of intermittent catheters, are proud to announce the four grand prize winners of the popular Wheels UP! accessible travel photo contest that took place in August.
PHOENIX, Ariz. & BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (July 8, 2019)—Vantage Mobility International (VMI), a manufacturer of accessible vehicles, and Numotion, a provider of complex rehab technology (CRT), will collaborate to increase awareness of mobility solutions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2019)—New legislation to establish a separate benefit for complex rehab technology (CRT) wheelchairs under Medicare has been introduced in the House. H.R. 2408, sponsored by Reps.
FRESNO, Calif. (April 30, 2019)—Sunrise Medical announced the expansion of the popular JAY J3 wheelchair backrest product line, now available in over 40 Posterior Deep (PD) sizes. Finding the right fit for a client is essential for greater postural stability, positioning and comfort. Now with over 850 J3 Back configurations, finding the right fit is simpler than ever.
AKRON, Ohio (February 7, 2018)—Congratulations to Miller’s Rental and Sales, Inc., celebrating 70 years of service to communities in Northeast Ohio this year— the official celebration will take place in June. In an interview this week with WAKR radio, John Miller, president, provided a unique overview of the company’s beginnings as a party rental business to the multiple location durable medical equipment business it is today.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (February 6, 2019)—Rehab Medical, Inc., a national complex rehab technology (CRT) company, announced it has acquired OMS Rehab. The acquisition of OMS Rehab expands Rehab Medical’s current product line of custom advanced wheelchairs and wound care products to orthotic devices.
MADISON, Wis. (January 30, 2019)—ROWHEELS, a developer of manual mobility technology, announced that it has been selected to appear on the Project Pitch It TV show where entrepreneurs demonstrate their game-changing innovations and vie for weekly awards valued at a total of $30,000.
The Shark Tank-style TV show will start its third season Saturday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 p.m. on WISN-TV Channel 12 in Milwaukee and southeast Wisconsin.
SAN CARLOS, Calif (November 26, 2018)—WHILL Inc. announced that their Model Ci personal electric vehicle (EV) received top accolades from TIME, as one of the “50 Best Inventions of 2018.” The annual list hit newsstands, Friday, November 16.
EXETER, Penn (November 26, 2018)—Pride Mobility Products has named Jeffrey Distasio as the senior director of Pride sales.
SAN CARLOS, Calif. (September 17, 2018) WHILL, Inc., the company behind next-generation personal electric vehicles (PEVs), announced today that it has completed procurement of $45 million dollars in funding led by investors SBI Investment Co., Ltd., Daiwa PI Partners Co. Ltd., and Daiwa Corporate Investment Co. Ltd (affiliates of Daiwa Securities Group Inc.), and WHIZ Partners, Inc., as well as Endeavor Catalyst and others.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (August 30, 2018)—SPORTS ‘N SPOKES, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), Abilities Expo, the Spina Bifida Association and Cure Medical, a manufacturer of intermittent catheters, have joined forces online to debut a fresh take on the popular Wheels UP! accessible travel photo contest (formerly known as Get Out, Enjoy Life).
ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 27, 2018)—Working in conjunction with The National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS), MK Battery recently completed and was granted approval for a .1 CEU course entitled, “Battery Technologies.”
FRESNO, Calif. (August 1, 2018)—Sunrise Medical develops, designs, manufactures and distributes manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, scooters, seating and positioning products and has acquired Magic Mobility, an Australian-based designer and manufacturer of innovative all-terrain power wheelchairs manufactured and distributed from its facility in Melbourne.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (May 7, 2018)—Numotion has partnered with CareCredit, a health care credit card, to offer customers a solution for any out-of-pocket expenses. CareCredit offers promotional financing for transactions greater than or equal to $200, that includes no interest if paid in-full within 12 months, or an additional option for reduced APR with equal monthly payments for up to 24 months.