BHC Team Member in the News: Dave Kruse

Bellevue Healthcare ATP Dave Kruse of Portland was recently featured in Bob Vogel’s article “The True Cost of Wheelchairs and Components” for New Mobility magazine. The article examines the factors behind the cost of complex rehab technology.

Dave Kruse provided valuable insight into the diligence and dedication ATPs provide their clients.  “If I get a phone call from a client who needs a repair or has a flat tire on a power chair, I will go fix it after-hours or on a Saturday because I know they won’t be moving until I handle it. This usually costs me, not only time away from my family, but also because Medicare doesn’t reimburse calls to fix a flat tire. Other insurance companies require a preauthorization — how do you get a pre-auth on somebody’s broken down chair on a weekend? This is an industry you get into because you care about helping people.”

Read the full article here.