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In brief: Consumers support accessories bill, VirtuOx makes buy

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09/29/2017

WASHINGTON – The ITEM Coalition and 32 national consumer and clinical organizations have sent a letter to leaders in the House of Representatives, asking them to pass a

Consumers throw support behind accessories bill

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09/26/2017

WASHINGTON – The ITEM Coalition and 32 national consumer and clinical organizations have sent a letter to leaders in the House of Representatives, asking them to pass a bill that would halt competitive bidding-related prices for accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.

Consumer groups join the cause

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06/01/2017

WASHINGTON – More than two dozen national consumer advocacy groups have joined with the ITEM Coalition in urging lawmakers to sign on to a letter asking Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and CMS Administrator Seema Verma to use their regulatory authority to ma

Q&A: Legislation is tough but necessary

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06/21/2016

Peter Thomas, who coordinates policy for the ITEM Coalition, a group that builds support for policies that will enhance access to assistive devices and technologies, will speak at the upcoming RESNA/NCART 2016 Conference, July 12-15 in Arlington, Va.

Consumers give their stamp of approval

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07/22/2010

WASHINGTON - Efforts to create a separate benefit for complex rehab technology began to gel this summer with a big endorsement from the ITEM Coalition.