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ADA anniversary: A time of celebration, cause for improvements

June 19, 2020Tracy Orzel

WATERLOO, Iowa - To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, VGM & Associates, U.S. Rehab and NCART have released a video featuring longtime champion and lead sponsor of the act, retired Sen. Tom Harkin.The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement was established in 2013 to continue to catalyze change on issues of social justice, fairness and opportunity.“Having him speak to the CRT policies that are needed helps set the stage for us to have those...

Americans with Disabilities Act, NCART, U.S. Rehab, VGM & Associates

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Short takes: NRRTS, Rotech

June 5, 2020HME News Staff

NRRTS is inviting members to submit thoughts, photos and memories of life before and after the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Submissions will be featured in DIRECTIONS, Volume 4. Submissions may be sent to Amy Odom at [email protected] Deadline is June 19…Rotech Healthcare in Lakeland, Fla., donated nearly $900 to the Wooden Spoon diner, which has so far given out more than 1,000 free meals to front line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Americans with Disabilities Act, Complex Rehab, NRRTS

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Executive Session

Healthcare reform? Bah, humbug!

June 22, 2009Mike Moran

.!. The Transformers: The Movie HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Slaughter hd announced today that President Obama has designated this as the “Year of Community Living.” Boy, given that the HME industry is looking down the barrel of more reimbursement cuts, you could have fooled me. This new initiative commemorates the 10th anniversary of Olmstead v. L.C., which recognizes that “unjustified institutional isolation of persons with disabilities is a form of discrimination” under...

Americans with Disabilities Act, Executive Session, Finance Committee, Institutional care, Obama, Olmstead, Randy Forbes, Year of Community Living

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