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Joint mobility conference breaks records

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07/15/2016

ARLINGTON, Va. – The decision to combine two mobility-related conferences involving three organizations has paid off, organizers say.

Joint conference rallies around access

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04/22/2016

ARLINGTON, Va. – Programming a conference for three separate organizations sounds like a challenge, but that’s not the case for the upcoming RESNA/NCART 2016 Conference, organizers say.

How to build consensus from the very beginning

Avoid issues by getting everyone on the same page from the get-go
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04/20/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – It takes a team to provide complex rehab, but when family members and clinicians can’t agree on a course of action, it’s up to providers to take the lead, says Weesie Walker, executive director of NRRTS.

In brief: Two senators back bid bill, groups seek vent changes

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04/08/2016

WASHINGTON – HME stakeholders have added two co-sponsors to a bill in the Senate that would delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts slated for July 1.

Complex rehab cuts reach deep

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03/04/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Complex rehab stakeholders worry that shrinking Medicare reimbursement will have an impact on more than just the bottom lines of providers.

New players boost NRRTS membership

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02/22/2016

LUBBOCK, Texas – Membership at the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers is on the rise.

Complex rehab stakeholders petition the president

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10/02/2015

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have launched a petition asking the White House to stop CMS from applying competitive bid pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

Mike Barner: 'We need a stronger voice'

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09/25/2015

A lot has changed since Mike Barner got his start in the HME industry as a driver in 1985. Barner, an administrative manager at the University of Michigan Wheelchair Seating Service, took over the role of NRRTS president in July.

‘We’re all in this together’

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07/24/2015

ARLINGTON, Va. – Complex rehab stakeholders need not worry that their issues will get lost in the shuffle when NCART, NRRTS and RESNA combine their conferences next year, organizers say.  

CMS stands firm on accessories

‘It was a surprise,’ says Don Clayback
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06/19/2015

CMS has responded to a letter from Congress asking the agency to reverse its decision to apply competitive bid pricing to accessories for complex rehab wheelchairs. The short answer is: “No.”

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