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.
DENVER – NCART is conducting a national Medicaid survey to gather information on complex rehab policies state by state. Providers who complete the survey will receive a copy of the results, likely in January. To participate, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SurveyCRT. Survey responses must be received by Dec. 2.
WASHINGTON – Tucked into the Office of Inspector General’s recent Mid-Year Report for 2016 is an investigation to determine the potential savings Medicare could achieve by renting complex power wheelchairs for 13 months instead of purchasing them.