Power Chairs


Commentary: Life is an Education

House Bill Would Delay NCB Start Dates, Exempt Complex Rehab

Group 3 and above power chairs would be carved out of competitive bidding.

Permobil Purchases LifeStand

Rehab manufacturer acquires French manufacturer of stand-up chairs.

Power Chair Roundup

Pride Campaign Supports First-Month Purchase Option for Power Chairs

Bush's proposed 13-month rental plan would eliminate beneficiaries' ability to purchase power chairs in the first month of ownership.

PSCs Publish FAQs on Power Mobility Devices, Repair & Replacement Issues

Two Program Safeguard Contractors have published frequently asked questions documents on power wheelchairs and scooters, and repair and replacement issues.



Q&A with Dr. Rory Cooper

He has devoted his career to advancing assistive technology, and this month was presented the da Vinci Lifetime Achievement Award by the Michigan chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In an interview following this latest recognition, MM asked Dr. Rory Cooper — who professionally splits his time between the University of Pittsburgh and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories — about the current state of assistive technology and power wheelchairs in particular.

H Is for Home, Not Hassle

Attorney’s House Becomes a Home Through Technology and Space Modifications

Tracking the Storm: CMS, Commodities Prices, Competitive Bidding & the Impact on Power Chairs

While competitive bidding is understandably getting most of the immediate attention in the mobility and rehab markets these days, the power chair niche has additional storm fronts to watch. Industry insiders questioned about power chair hot spots mentioned everything from endangered client access and documentation concerns to a an evolving global commodities market.

K0011 Roundup 2004

Power Struggle: Policy Possiblilities & Where Mobility Stands

Bariatric Breatkthroughs

How Manufacturers (and Today's Clients) are Re-Defining Standard Weight Capacities

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