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Welcome to National CRT Awareness Week

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Monday, August 19, 2019
Don Clayback
executive director of NCART

You probably can feel it in the air. You’re sensing that this is not just any ordinary day and you’re right. Since it’s Monday, we’ll help explain that feeling. Today, Aug. 19, is the first day of National CRT Awareness Week.  

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Stakeholders dig in for August recess

‘We’ve got a lot of work to do,’ says Tom Ryan
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08/02/2019

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders plan to use the August congressional recess to lay the groundwork for moving forward key priorities in September.

Southeastern meets ‘huge need’

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07/25/2019

LUMBERTON, N.C. – Southeastern Home Medical Equipment’s complex rehab division hosted its first Education Expo in June, a sign of its growth since launching two years ago.

‘Two irons in the fire’ for accessories

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07/11/2019

WASHINGTON – The Health Subcommittee of the Energy & Commerce Committee in the House of Representatives has approved a bill that would, among other things, stop CMS from applying bid pricing to complex rehab manual wheelchairs for one year.

One last signature needed

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Doug Westerdahl
president and CEO of Monroe Wheelchair

In today’s world, navigating the insurance industry can be difficult. It can be especially hard for those with complex disabilities. This group of people depends on complex rehab technology (CRT) to live an independent life.

Accessories issue passes another hurdle

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06/28/2019

WASHINGTON – A bill in the House of Representatives that would temporarily stop Medicare from applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs is headed to the floor for a full vote.

State legislature recognizes complex rehab

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06/28/2019

ALBANY, N.Y. – The New York State Assembly and Senate have passed legislation recognizing the “specialized nature” of complex rehab, according to NCART. A7492 and S5741 also improve policies and provider standards, the organization says.

RESNA ups its certification game

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06/26/2019

TORONTO – RESNA announced at RehabWeek 2019 two changes to its ATP certification program.

Accessories language included in larger bill in House

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06/25/2019

UPDATE: The Ways and Means Committee has passed H.R. 3429, "HEARTS and Rural Relief Act," with a voice vote after a "mark up" session today.

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