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Complex rehab accessories: Stakeholders line up for permanent fix in 2017

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12/02/2016

WASHINGTON – The chances are good that industry stakeholders and their champions in Congress will be able to stall CMS’s plans to apply competitive bidding-derived pricing to accessories for complex power wheelchairs for another six months.

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.

The clock is ticking on accessories bills

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09/09/2016

WASHINGTON – With lawmakers now back on Capitol Hill, the stakes are higher than ever for stakeholders to get complex rehab legislation passed before the end of the year.

GAO emphasizes smallness of accessories market

‘The report is really the best we could have hoped for,’ Bachenheimer says
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06/03/2016

WASHINGTON – Mobility stakeholders say they now have backup from the Government Accountability Office.

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.

CMS stonewalls Congress on accessories

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02/26/2016

WASHINGTON – CMS has yet to respond to calls by lawmakers to restore reimbursement for accessories for Group 3 power wheelchairs by March 1, industry stakeholders say.

The battle continues for accessories

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02/22/2016

It is quite remarkable that Congress has to pass a law to get Medicare to follow a law passed seven years prior, and beyond disturbing that when Congress does take such action, Medicare responds with an unprecedented six-month implementation delay, which will p

CMS pushes providers to ‘breaking point’

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02/05/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Some providers say they’re cutting back on offering certain products and services after CMS said it would pay them at reduced payment amounts for accessories used on Group 3 power wheelchairs.

CMS defies accessories mandate

‘It completely obviates the point of the law’
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01/29/2016

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders were flabbergasted last week when CMS issued billing instructions for accessories for Group 3 power wheelchairs.

Reporter's notebook: Year in review: Accessories, Hoveround

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01/22/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – 2015 was a stressful year for mobility providers, particularly when it came to getting reimbursed. 

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