Champions extend deadline for letter on accessories

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

WASHINGTON – Reps. John Larson, D-Conn., and Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., have extended the deadline for their sign-on letter asking CMS to permanently exempt accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs from competitive bidding pricing to Sept. 18. “They understand it’s been challenging to contact offices during the August recess and want to give us more time to continue our outreach to other representatives,” NCART stated in a bulletin. The deadline was previously Aug. 31. For the current list of signers, click here. CMS permanently exempted accessories for complex rehab power wheelchairs in 2017.