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NRRTS backs users on Capitol Hill

‘We saw this as an opportunity to show our cohesiveness’
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06/16/2017

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
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06/09/2017

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?
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04/28/2017

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

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02/03/2017

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: www.ncart.us or www.nrrts.org.

NRRTS shakes up education: Read article, earn CEUs

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01/27/2017

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
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01/13/2017

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.

NRRTS promotes political activism

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01/06/2017

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017, giving the organization and its registrants a morale boost in a year that it hopes to settle the score on an important complex rehab-related issue.

NRRTS hosts online town hall meeting

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10/26/2016

TRINIDAD, Colo. – NRRTS will host an online town hall meeting this Thursday, Oct. 27, to discuss bills that would prevent competitive bidding-related reimbursement cuts from being applied to complex rehab accessories on Jan. 1.

NRRTS saves in long run with IACET accreditation

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10/21/2016

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS has been approved as an accredited provider for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training, saving the association money in the long run.   

Elaine Stewart tapped to lead NRRTS

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09/29/2016

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS has announced its 2017-2018 board members.

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