Equipment 101: Understanding Equipment Types… and Funding Rules

November 11, 2016 9:00am - 12:15pm

*This is a Closed Event for Therapy 2000 Employees Only*

This event is open to OT/PT/ST

This course is pending 3 CEUs from TOTA, 3 CEUs from TSHA  and 3 CCUs from TPTA.


Mick Coffman, CEO/President of Innovative Seating and Mobility (ISM)

Course Location:

Therapy 2000

2535 Lone Star Dr.

Dallas, TX

Course Description:

This class will describe the role of rehab equipment in assisting the therapy team in working with the child and their family to assist each child to reach their maximum potential to function independently and to promote active participation at home, in school, and in the community. This course will also cover funding rules, paperwork process, and medical justification for assistive technology. Hands on opportunities with equipment will be provided.

Learner Objectives:

  1. Participants will list the different categories of pediatric equipment that Medicaid will consider for approval.
  2. Participants will describe the differences in wheelchairs available for pediatric clients and will review the paperwork needed for each wheelchair.
  3. Participants will list a timeline of the Medicaid Approval Process and the roles of team members.


About Our Speaker:

Mick Coffman

Mick Coffman is the CEO/President of Innovative Seating and Mobility (ISM).  ISM provides custom equipment that assists with mobility, standing, walking, bathing, and more.  Mick works daily in the pediatric field and works with physical therapists, doctors, and most importantly, clients and their families.  Mick has been in the business for over 13 years and he is certified as an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) and also a Certified Complex Rehabilitation Technology Supplier with NRRTS.  He graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Northwood University.  He is married and has two children:  Jake, 7  and Quinn, 4.


*This is a Closed Event for Therapy 2000 Employees Only*


“Based on our CEU application method, TSHA requires all speech professionals miss no more than 10 minutes of class to receive full credit. Partial credit is not available for speech therapistsIf you are late to class at start or after break by more than 10 minutes, no credit can be granted, although you are still warmly welcome to attend.”

Thank You for your understanding of this externally mandated requirement.

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