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BYE, BYE "Scooter Store"
posted at September 14, 2013 1:42 PM EDT
First: November 27, 2011
Last: December 10, 2013
CBS NEWS : The Scooter Store Shutting Down After Federal Scrutiny
"Some members of Congress say the ads lead to hundreds of millions of dollars in unnecessary spending by Medicare, which is only supposed to pay for scooters as a medical necessity when seniors are unable to use a cane, walker or regular wheelchair. According to congressional testimony, Medicare accounted for about 75 percent of The SCOOTER Store's revenue."
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