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State legislature recognizes complex rehab


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


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

Accessories language included in larger bill in House


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.

Southeastern HME holds Expo for complex rehab


LUMBERTON, N.C. – Southeastern Home Medical Equipment held its first Education Expo at the Southeastern Lifestyle Center for Rehabilitation on June 7, according to The Robesonian.

NSM buys NJ provider


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired CMC Adaptive Seating and Homecare in Whippany, N.J., growing its footprint in the Northeast. The deal allows NSM to expand services to customers throughout New Jersey and New York.

RESNA accredits first group of universities


WASHINGTON – Three universities have now earned accreditation with RESNA for their assistive technology and rehab engineering programs: University of Illinois-Chicago, University of Pittsburgh and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

ATP backlog: UPitt puts up money


PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology has stepped up efforts to increase the number of ATPs.

NSM to distribute eye control technology


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has signed an agreement with Evergreen Circuits to nationally distribute the Independence Drive eye control wheelchair technology.

Separate benefit bill 2.0 makes debut


WASHINGTON – An updated bill to create a separate benefit within Medicare for complex rehab technology—a long-time goal of stakeholders—has been introduced in the House of Representatives.