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In brief: Industry stays busy, Margolis passes away


WASHINGTON – Although lawmakers are on recess, HME industry stakeholders have been holding strategy sessions on efforts to push through relief in non-bid areas.

Complex rehab leader passes away


MAPLE GROVE, Minn. – The complex rehab community is mourning the loss of Simon Margolis, an industry leader and advocate, who passed away July 25 at the age of 66.

Behind the scenes

CRT stakeholders off and running with companion bills

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.

What's in a name?

Friday, May 11, 2012


As stakeholders have worked to create a separate benefit category for complex rehab, they've also created something else: new acronyms. 


Updates: Separate benefit, first-month purchase option

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Don Clayback e-mailed NCART members late on Friday to let them know that a steering committee working on a separate benefit for complex rehab plans to publish a new "proposal paper" on Sept. 30. It also plans to hold two teleconferences to discuss the paper on Oct. 4 at 3 p.m.

'Difficult times make strange bedfellows'

Friday, October 30, 2009

So I spoke with Simon Margolis this morning about yesterday's consensus conference on creating a separate benefit for complex rehab (if you haven't already read my story on the conference, click here).

Medtrade notes: Separate benefit for complex power wheelchairs

Monday, October 19, 2009

I had already listened to Don Clayback's presentation on creating a new benefit for complex power wheelchairs earlier this month (click here for my story), but I attended his presentation at Medtrade, anyway.