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  1. Here is an article from HME News about the...

    Here is an article from HME News about the acquisition: http://www.hmenews.com/article/permobil-improves-position

    Happy to answer any questions on this from CC Forum members - my contact...
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    The QUADTRO SELECT Cushions comes standard with...

    The QUADTRO SELECT Cushions comes standard with the 2-way stretch, breathable cover. The waterproof cover that you received is an option on the order. It is likely that the VA just made a mistake...
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    Hi bigtop1, I agree with others - don't use...

    Hi bigtop1,

    I agree with others - don't use the Slime. I think the best test is an overnight one. Remove the cover, and using the provided ROHO hand pump overinflate the cushion until it...
  4. It will depend upon the specific cushion (model...

    It will depend upon the specific cushion (model and brand) for which you are applying for reimbursement. For example if the cushion prescribed / supplied is a ROHO QUADTRO SELECT, the HCPCS code in...
  5. Just to clarify, the term "powered" in this...

    Just to clarify, the term "powered" in this context refers to the cushion itself and not the kind of wheelchair. So Medicare does not cover the purchase of a powered cushion per current policy.
  6. Andy, I believe the issue in play here is the...

    Andy, I believe the issue in play here is the HCPCS code submitted was E2610, which describes a powered wheelchair seat cushion. Medicare considers powered cushions as non-covered items, and most...
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    Hi Spitzbub, The bunching of our current...

    Hi Spitzbub,

    The bunching of our current cover top material would be a new issue for me as well, and I have a long history of working for ROHO. Can you send me a picture of the cover in...
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    I only know you from this forum as mrb - can you...

    I only know you from this forum as mrb - can you please email me your contact information so I can get the information to my counterpart at Permobil UK? Thank you!
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    I'm sorry for the poor service that you report. ...

    I'm sorry for the poor service that you report. Since there is no "ROHO UK", can I assume that you have been in contact with the Permobil UK office?

    Anyway let's get your questions answered. ...
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    The Fusion cushion is manufactured by Sunrise...

    The Fusion cushion is manufactured by Sunrise Medical (ROHO supplies the air insert as a component to Sunrise). Please contact the customer service department at Sunrise Medical...
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    There is a warranty action for the Sensor Ready...

    There is a warranty action for the Sensor Ready cushion / Smart Check, which if you have one of the impacted units (determined by serial number range) will be replaced for you at no-charge. If you...
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    I've got the design components of a pressure...

    I've got the design components of a pressure gauge that you can easily source and assemble (I believe it was John who sent it to me some years back). I'll be happy to share it with anyone who would...
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    Hi Podkane, I'm happy to help arrange for a...

    Hi Podkane,

    I'm happy to help arrange for a demo QUADTRO Cushion if you can't find one locally to trial. If interested, please contact me directly per the contact information below.

    Regards,
    ...
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    Hi Tony, I did post a response on January 5 to...

    Hi Tony,

    I did post a response on January 5 to your original post, asking you to contact me directly. I would be happy to assist you. Here is my contact information:
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    Hi Sheri, I work for ROHO / Permobil and happened...

    Hi Sheri, I work for ROHO / Permobil and happened to be reading posts on the CC Forum when your message was posted. I'll provide you with some information that you can use as the basis of discussion...
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    Can you provide the link / reference to where...

    Can you provide the link / reference to where this study is published?
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    I agree that requesting and studying the clinical...

    I agree that requesting and studying the clinical research available from manufacturers is a good suggestion. The good news is that the manufacturers in the field of seating and positioning are...
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    Tony, another option is you could use a standard...

    Tony, another option is you could use a standard ROHO LOW PROFILE Cushion (inflated cell height approx. 2.5") and then build up the lateral support you need with foam inserts placed below the...
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    Hi Tony, This is a custom design - something...

    Hi Tony,

    This is a custom design - something we (ROHO) can easily do. Looks like it has 4" HIGH PROFILE cells on the lateral rows and LOW PROFILE cells for all the interior rows. If you wanted...
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    Hi Oddity, Sorry, as gjnl guessed I was off a...

    Hi Oddity,

    Sorry, as gjnl guessed I was off a few days for the holidays and haven't caught up this week to the CC Forum. Lesson learned to always follow the Forum!

    Please contact me directly,...
  21. One thing you will want to know is whether your...

    One thing you will want to know is whether your current Senator / Representative is already a sponsor of the rehab accessory legislation. If he / she is already signed on as a bill sponsor, when you...
  22. Thank you GJ - this is a very urgent matter that...

    Thank you GJ - this is a very urgent matter that needs all of us to take a bit of time and advocate for action from Congress.

    Here is a link to information that summarizes the issue at hand and...
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    Paralympic Games video

    I know this is not exactly a thread related to equipment, but wasn't sure which forum would be more appropriate to post. Regardless, this is an awesome video to create awareness and excitement about...
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    Tachikoma, Yes, if what I picture you are...

    Tachikoma,

    Yes, if what I picture you are describing is correct this is a simple repair you can do yourself. Send me your contact information offline (tom.borcherding@permobil.com), and I'll have...
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    The ROHO Toilet Seat comes in two sections, both...

    The ROHO Toilet Seat comes in two sections, both on a separate inflation valve. The sections simply strap on to the traditional toilet seat, and you inflate each so you are suspended on the cells...
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