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New payment eases process

July 1, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota Medicaid now pays physical and occupational therapists separately for wheelchair evaluations.The state's Department of Human Services added CPT Code 97542 (wheelchair assessment, fitting, training—each 15 minutes) to its fee schedule for coverage effective May 1.“We were having PTs and OTs at hospitals and clinics refuse to do these assessments because they weren't getting paid for them,” said Barb Stockert, who is the co-state chairperson for North...

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Stockert stands up

May 24, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - When you say Barb Stockert, the recipient of the 2019 AAHomecare/Mal Mixon Legislative Advocate Award, lives and breathes advocacy, it's not a clich.Stockert, who received the award at last week's Washington Legislative Conference, tells the story of how she and her husband were in a casino years ago and they found out it was so crowded because Kent Conrad, a U.S. senator at the time, was there.“A bell went off in my head, 'Ding, ding, ding, I've got to do something,'” said...

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Barb Stockert to receive advocate award

May 2, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has named Barb Stockert as the recipient of the 2019 AAHomecare/Mal Mixon Legislative Advocate Award.Stockert, a longtime member of the State Leaders and HME/RT councils at AHomecare, is being recognized for her grassroots efforts across the western U.S., including assisting with the Grassroots Accountability Project, for which she is contact for more than 20 congressional offices.Stockert has served as the North Dakota co-state chairperson for MAMES since 2004 and has served...

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