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CRT stakeholders line up strategy


WASHINGTON – NCART and NRRTS have three, ideally two, legislative asks for their National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference, April 25-26.

Complex rehab conference highlights consumers


WASHINGTON – This year’s National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference, hosted by NCART and NRRTS, will put consumers front and center like never before.

In brief: Azar willing to work on HME, Permobil buys part of Ottobock


WASHINGTON – Alex Azar, the nominee for secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, has verbally agreed to work with congressional leaders to address issues that are negatively impacting the HME industry.

NRRTS seeks nominations


LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS is accepting nominations for four awards: the Leadership Award, Distinguished Service Award, Consumer Advocate Award and the Simon Margolis Award.

NRRTS launches Amnesty Program


LUBBOCK, Texas – The board of directors of NRRTS has announced an Amnesty Program for awarding the CRTS designation to new or current registrants who meet certain criteria. The program will be in effect Jan. 1, 2018, to March 31, 2018.

All eyes on House bill for manual accessories


WASHINGTON – With the clock ticking on 2017, stakeholders have zeroed in on increasing the number of co-sponsors for a bill in the House of Representatives that would protect accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.

NRRTS updates website

Enhancements include list of case studies, online renewals

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS has a new mobile-friendly website that’s easier to navigate and, well, plain easier on the eyes, says Executive Director Weesie Walker.

NRRTS joins ITEM Coalition


LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS has become a member of the ITEM Coalition, says Executive Director Weesie Walker.

NRRTS spreads the word

‘We need to move beyond our little circle,’ Weesie Walker says

ATLANTA – When the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine holds its annual event here later this month, NRRTS will be on hand to raise awareness of the CRTS and RRTS community and the issues affecting them.

NRTS backs wheelchair users


WASHINGTON – When wheelchair users rolled onto Capitol Hill in June to advocate for a number of issues, they had official support from NRRTS for the first time.