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Registration opens for Access2CRT

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12/18/2019

WASHINGTON – Registration is now open for Access2CRT, the annual conference of NRRTS and NCART, slated for March 30-31 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va.

Accessories language passes Congress

President expected to sign bill on Friday
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12/17/2019

UPDATED: Language suspending competitive bidding pricing for accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs has passed as part of year-end spending legislation in both the House of Representatives and Senate, NCART reports.

NCART rallies for support

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12/10/2019

WASHINGTON – NCART is calling on industry stakeholders to contact their members of Congress before their holiday break about supporting legislation to protect accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.

Re-branded event rallies around access

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11/15/2019

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. – NRRTS and NCART are rebranding their annual conference, naming it the Access2CRT Summit and rolling out a new logo with the tag line “Educate. Advocate. Legislate.”

Medicaid: NCART gets in the weeds

Association recently added California to list of states in which it engages lobbyists
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10/25/2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Medicaid issues have always been a priority for NCART, but they’re more urgent than ever, says Don Clayback.

Stakeholders hold on to momentum for accessories

‘We need to make sure we preserve our language’ in two larger bills, says Don Clayback
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08/30/2019

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders hope the groundwork they laid during National CRT Awareness Week will pay off when Congress is back in session the week of Sept. 9.

NCART designates CRT Awareness Week

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07/24/2019

WASHINGTON – NCART has designated Aug. 19-23 National CRT Awareness Week to boost awareness of the importance of complex rehab technology and build support for legislation during the August congressional recess.

State legislature recognizes complex rehab

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06/28/2019

ALBANY, N.Y. – The New York State Assembly and Senate have passed legislation recognizing the “specialized nature” of complex rehab, according to NCART. A7492 and S5741 also improve policies and provider standards, the organization says.

Complex rehab: Holding MCOs legally accountable

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04/05/2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. – NCART and Neighborhood Legal Services, a nonprofit that provides free legal services to people with low income and people with disabilities, are teaming up on a new effort to call out managed care organizations for their failures to follow Medicaid policies.

CRT conference: All advocacy, all the time

Organizers also hope to have bills introduced in time for event
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03/08/2019

ARLINGTON, Va. – Organizers of the National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference are mixing up this year’s educational lineup to better equip attendees to advocate at the event—and beyond.

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