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Rep. Gallego calls on VA to speed up payments

October 1, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., has sent a letter to the Veterans Benefits Administrator expressing his concerns about delayed payments to providers that perform VA-authorized installations, repairs and maintenance of automobile adaptive equipment (AAE). Gallego expressed concerns over reports of thousands of past-due reimbursement invoices totaling more than $34 million between 2010-15. “This is causing serious operational and payroll issues at businesses that cannot afford to be...

Automobile Adaptive Equipment, Payments, Veterans Affairs

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Bill stirs up turf war over adaptive equipment

June 10, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - A bill in the House of Representatives with a commendable goal—creating standards for the provision of automobile adaptive equipment for veterans—has divided the manufacturers and providers in that market.Most recently, the Independent Auto Lift Dealers of America, an informal group of manufacturers and providers led by Harmar, sent a letter to the Committee of Veterans Affairs in the Senate, where a similar bill is being considered, suggesting changes to the bill. Chief...

Automobile Adaptive Equipment, Harmar, Independent Auto Lift Dealers of America, National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association

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