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  1. Wow. I'd say "unbelievable", but who are we...

    Wow. I'd say "unbelievable", but who are we kidding?! Not looking forward to my first foray into getting a chair using Medicare. I use an SCI rehab facility for seating, I can only hope they have...
  2. He doesn't have Medicare Advantage. That's...

    He doesn't have Medicare Advantage. That's basically an HMO contracted to coordinate benefits for a Medicare enrollee, using the HMO's benefit package (as long as it meets minimum requirements). ...
  3. Then your DME is wrong. You aren't limited by...

    Then your DME is wrong. You aren't limited by what Medicare will or won't cover if they aren't primary. By telling them to file Medicare first THEN BCBS you may have inadvertently given them the...
  4. You're in what's called a "coordination of...

    You're in what's called a "coordination of benefits" scenario. The rules are varied. Start here to educate yourself a bit. Medicare might still be primary, but you'll have to research via CMS a...
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    I get an annual ultra-sound of my bladder and...

    I get an annual ultra-sound of my bladder and kidneys. The bladder ultra sound is done both before and after cathing. The first few years of my injury I cathed lying down so that's how we did the...
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    Yeah, probably so. Palpating still leaves me...

    Yeah, probably so. Palpating still leaves me with 25ccs, or so, unless I'm vertical, according my ultra sound results. We're all probably a little different in this regard.
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    Try some enzyme activated pet pee cleaner. That...

    Try some enzyme activated pet pee cleaner. That stuff does a good job on pet pee smells. Aside from that, maybe have a ziplock bag you can put the used catheter into? FWIW, I didn't think cathing...
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    What doesnt fit you about an Icon? I have...

    What doesnt fit you about an Icon? I have trouble with the non-adjustable, or user configurable at manufacture, footrest width and depth. Again. (Same with the Marvel M1).
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    Yeah. Therapy is good, too, I reckon. Just...

    Yeah. Therapy is good, too, I reckon. Just doesn't seem practical. And the cost! Wow. Guess I'm waiting for version 235.5 after all. :)

    I'm glad for the folks that do seem to think it's...
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    Hmmmmm. I'm glad they're developing this tech,...

    Hmmmmm. I'm glad they're developing this tech, but I don't think it's for me, just yet. The whole time I was thinking, I'd have been back and forth a dozen times , in my chair, in the same time it...
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    Standing doesn't help with osteo, man. It's been...

    Standing doesn't help with osteo, man. It's been studied. Only standing on a vibrating plate has shown to be of any help. Cool desk though.
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    What's really incredible to me is that it is as...

    What's really incredible to me is that it is as solid as the day I got. No parts have ever worn out or come loose. Doesn't creak or rattle one bit. The upholstery hasn't stretched out or worn...
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    This is the worst I could get. It's bad, for...

    This is the worst I could get. It's bad, for sure. The white marks aren't metal, they're paint from trim and bed frame.

    https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-bZ3spdH/0/84585884/L/i-bZ3spdH-L.jpg
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    FYI, Lasher chairs are powder coated or anodized,...

    FYI, Lasher chairs are powder coated or anodized, not "painted". Mine are powered coated. Quite thickly. It doesnt chip or flake off at all, but can scratch. I have no scratches to the metal...
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    They look mostly like crap, up close, but they're...

    They look mostly like crap, up close, but they're dark grey/black so from a few feet they look fine.
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    To be honest, I haven't had awesome post sales...

    To be honest, I haven't had awesome post sales service with them either. Can't say enough good things about the chairs, though. Service could be better. Wanted to change a part out one time,...
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    Yeah I have 2 BT-Mg chairs. I like them. Quite...

    Yeah I have 2 BT-Mg chairs. I like them. Quite sturdy. One is ~9.5 years old and one is ~7.5 years old. The racing sail cloth upholstery is incredible. Still perfectly intact and hasn't...
  18. That's called putting your money money where your...

    That's called putting your money money where your mouth is. Why, for the love of capitalism, would you prefer to just donate money when you could invest and get a capital return as well as a cure? ...
  19. Thread: Custom Roho?

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    Looks like you can select H, M, or L for each...

    Looks like you can select H, M, or L for each cell on the order from. High/Mid/Low profile. Tom B. is the el Presidente of Roho Group, his info is prolly as solid as it gets!
  20. Thread: Smart Drive

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    The good folks at Woodrow Wilson Rehab Center, in...

    The good folks at Woodrow Wilson Rehab Center, in Virginia, have repeatedly denied my requests for both a Smart Drive and a cushion on the grounds they believe Medicare won't accessorize a chair they...
  21. Thread: Custom Roho?

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    Wow. That's excellent. Thanks!

    Wow. That's excellent. Thanks!
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    That's what I was thinking, too. I use run-flat...

    That's what I was thinking, too. I use run-flat tires because that seems to be the most probable issue I'll run into. Has happened twice in the past 12 years.
  23. Thread: Custom Roho?

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    That's a Contoured shape which he said didn't...

    That's a Contoured shape which he said didn't work. Sounds like he's looking for a flat mid/high cushion with just ~low profile cells under the sacral area.

    They used to make custom cell...
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    Hmmmmmm. Yeah. That doesn't seem like a huge...

    Hmmmmmm. Yeah. That doesn't seem like a huge engineering hurdle. I always wonder if the small market stiffles innovation when it comes to our tech. Congrats on the new ride. Love the color and...
  25. Mmmmmm...yeah. I miss mine. Heavy af though. I...

    Mmmmmm...yeah. I miss mine. Heavy af though. I don't remember the name of the guy that designed the XTR, Doug somethingoranother iirc, he went on to work for TiLite. He wrote an article years ago...
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