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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.

NRRTS backs users on Capitol Hill

‘We saw this as an opportunity to show our cohesiveness’

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

Ahead of expansion, PA process runs smoothly

Providers report reasonable turnaround times, decent affirmation rates

WASHINGTON – CMS plans to expand a prior authorization process for two complex rehab codes nationwide on July 17 and the agency, for the most part, has the blessing of industry stakeholders.

Complex rehab stakeholders make their case

The big question: What will get done by an ‘overwhelmed’ Congress?

ARLINGTON, Va. – The amount of work that needs to get done in Congress this year may be a double-edged sword for complex rehab stakeholders, lobbyists say.

CRT conference registration opens


ARLINGTON, Va. – Registration is now open for this year’s National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference, slated for April 26–27 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. This year’s event has been condensed into two days; the conference fee is $199. A key focus of the event is pushing legislationto permanently delay CMS’s plan to apply competitive bidding-derived pricing to accessories for manual and power wheelchairs, and to create a separate benefit for complex rehab. NCART and NRRTS expect to have bills introduced by the event. For more information or to register: or

NRRTS shakes up education: Read article, earn CEUs


LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS is giving its registrants one more way to stay up to date on their education.

Stakeholders streamline complex rehab fly-in

‘We feel that with the constraints we’re working under, a condensed version will be easier for folks,’ says Don Clayback

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – NCART and NRRTS are shaking up their annual fly-in to Washington, D.C., to accommodate complex rehab providers who are strapped for time and cash.