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Industry champions spearhead CRT sign-on letter

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08/06/2020

WASHINGTON – Reps. John Larson, D-Conn., and Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., are circulating a sign-on letter asking CMS to permanently exempt accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs from competitive bidding pricing.

Q&A: Barry Steelman on how to market with intention

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08/03/2020

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Most providers get into the industry because they know someone who has a disability, but they may not understand the importance of branding, social media and marketing, says Barry Steelman, who recently hung out his shingle as owner/creative force of Steelman Marketing.

Accessories: Time to follow up, stakeholders say

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07/31/2020

WASHINGTON – Complex rehab stakeholders are working with their champions in Congress to craft a letter asking CMS to permanently change its payment policy on accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.

Challenging fall awaits complex rehab providers

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07/17/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – Complex rehab providers could see a downturn in revenues in late summer, early fall, says Don Clayback.

NSM strengthens presence in British Columbia

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07/08/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired PG Surg Med, a regional mobility provider with locations in Prince George, Kelowna, Kamloops and Vernon, British Columbia.

Trace Medical: ‘We can help you get business’

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06/29/2020

WHITMORE LAKE, Mich. – Trace Medical’s provider customers now have access to SunMED Medical Solutions’ contracts with hundreds of managed care and other payers for non-invasive and invasive ventilators.

Reporter's notebook: Long view, body cams and deadlines

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06/29/2020

Taking a short and long view

While there are “still some fires to put out,” complex rehab stakeholders are shifting part of their focus on longer-term issues related to the coronavirus pandemic, says Don Clayback.

‘Enter the RESNA universe’

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06/26/2020

WASHINGTON – RESNA officials say there’s both “excitement and trepidation” around hosting their first virtual conference in September.

ADA anniversary: A time of celebration, cause for improvements

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06/19/2020

WATERLOO, Iowa – To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, VGM & Associates, U.S. Rehab and NCART have released a video featuring longtime champion and lead sponsor of the act, retired Sen. Tom Harkin.

Clinicians see pros, cons to telehealth

‘We’re doing whatever we can to get the service to our folks’
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06/12/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – Two clinicians provided a realistic view of what telehealth looks like in practice during a recent webcast sponsored by NCART, NRRTS, U.S. Rehab and The Clinician Task Force.

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