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Motorized wheelchair crisis HOUSTON -- Frustrated by rampant fraud uncovered in Houston, Medicare has virtually shut down all approvals of motorized wheelchairs here, threatening many local suppliers with closure. The nation's largest supplier, Scooter Store of New Braunfels, announced Wednesday that it would lay off 200 employees.

The rule: If a patient is "nonambulatory" and can't get around inside the house with a regular wheelchair or walker, the person is qualified for a motorized chair.
Suppliers say the rule has tightened from just generally not being able to get around -- like not being able to get from bed to a bathroom -- to not being able to take a single step.
Federal officials insist that's not true and say no official literature says "only one step." Its clarification memo does state that if "a patient is able to walk," no chair will be approved. Suppliers say claims examiners are assuming that means one step.


MARS ROVER ROLLS OFF LANDER
Spirit Looks Back - Jan 15, 2004
This image from the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit's rear hazard identification camera shows the rover's hind view of the lander platform, its nest for the past 12 sols, or martian days. NASA WEBSITE

 

Former EMT, paramedic accused of sexual assault in ambulance

High court says Texas must help indigent sick kids Shameful, if you ask me, that it took court action to force Texas to provide medical help to some one-million kids here. How'd you like to show up at the Pearly Gates and try to explain to St. Peter that you pulled the rug out from under a million sick kids?

 

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Nothing new from the new Bush! Can you remind people about the same speech 14 years ago? Thank You! Poppy Bush 1989 Space speech
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Democrats push scheme for Big Government to put its nose into the private business of marriage with $1.5-Billion "Better Marriage" program— oops, wait: it's the Republicans (the “less government” folks, remember?)

Global warming report shows massive extinction of logic

Dog heads to funeral home to find recently deceased pal

Experts spot many flaws in airline security

Tests show D.C. still vulnerable from the air

Imam who wrote how-to on beating wives goes to prison "..urged husbands not to hit their wives on sensitive parts of the body or with force but, rather, "on hands and feet, using a light rod so that the blows don't leave scars or bruises."

Firefighter torches Mom's trailer home because it's untidy

 

 

Austin lined up to roll over for vehicle tailpipe-test inspections

Ozzy's brain addled by ATV accident ".. he woke up from a coma and had no sense of smell or taste for a while. She also said he was convinced he had been on tour and had been in New Zealand and in Amsterdam, and in a bomb blast in Wales, for some reason. Ozzy was also convinced he had bought a sheep dog and was asking about it."

Foreign workers “kept as slaves” in Louisiana


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A new website is being put together in the attempt to save the deer in Hollywood Park from slaughter and ill will from the counsel of Hollywood Park. This website is designed to be a living site where constant updates will be available. You assistance would be awesome!
Hollywood Park Humane Society site Save the Deer

 

   

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