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CMS can't ignore input

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01/24/2014

There’s a great deal of activity regarding healthcare policy changes with the goal of providing quality care and services in the most cost-effective manner.

Stakeholders increase outreach for complex rehab bill

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11/19/2013

WASHINGTON – The sponsors of a bill in the Senate to create a separate benefit for complex rehab are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter to ramp up support.

PMD data not clear-cut, stakeholders say

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10/25/2013

WASHINGTON – Spending on power mobility devices in seven states has dropped nearly 50%, from $20 million in September 2012 to $11 million in June 2013, according to a recent CMS update on the PMD demo.

Providers in bid areas see glitch in payments

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10/18/2013

YARMOUTH, Maine – Some providers in Round 2 competitive bidding areas (CBAs) say they’re running into trouble billing for complex rehab accessories.

Stakeholders prep complex rehab bill to pass

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10/11/2013

ORLAND, Fla. – The time between now and Thanksgiving is key to passing a bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab by the end of this year, NCART’s Don Clayback told Medtrade attendees last week.

Behind the scenes

CRT stakeholders off and running with companion bills
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05/17/2013

WASHINGTON – Tenacious efforts by providers, consumers and manufacturers led to last week’s introduction of a bipartisan Senate bill that would create a separate benefit for complex rehab, stakeholders say.

NCART video wins award

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01/24/2013

BUFFALO, N.Y. – An educational video released by NCART in 2011 has received an award, according to a letter to members from Executive Director Don Clayback.

H.R. 4378: Making progress

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

I was at Medtrade when Gerry Dickerson announced Rep. Joseph Crowley agreed to sponsor H.R. 4378, a bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab, and I was at CELA when Don Clayback announced its introduction to the House floor.

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Complex rehab: Stakeholders reinforce efforts with new site

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05/24/2012

WASHINGTON – A new website will put all the resources stakeholders need to advocate for a separate benefit for complex rehab right at their fingertips.

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