WASHINGTON – Industry champions in the Senate and House of Representatives have introduced bills to permanently stave off Medicare’s plans to apply competitive bidding-influenced prices to accessories for complex wheelchairs.
WASHINGTON – It’s a tough year to push legislation through Congress, but things are lining up nicely for stakeholders trying to permanently stave off reimbursement cuts to accessories for complex manual and power wheelchairs.
It was my turn this Tuesday to write up some briefs for the Also Noted section of our website. (In case you don’t know already, we update this section with news almost every day—check it out while you eat your lunch!)
WASHINGTON – CMS will use an adjusted fee schedule based on competitive bidding rates to pay for accessories for complex rehab wheelchairs despite a law passed in 2015 delaying the change for one year. “Although this change is effective Jan.
WASHINGTON – A bi-partisan group of 23 senators sent a letter to CMS this week asking the agency to rescind its plan to apply competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab wheelchairs. The letter was lead by Sens.