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What’s the industry’s stake in Build Back Better?

December 17, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON – United Spinal Association’s Alexandra Bennewith, who has been working in Washington, D.C., for close to 25 years, says she’s never seen anything as comprehensive for home and community-based services for the disability community as the Build Back Better legislation.  “It would be truly life changing for so many people,” said Bennewith, vice president, government relations, for the association.  Here’s what Bennewith had to say about...

Alexandra Bennewith, Build Back Better, Disability, National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS)

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United Spinal backs BBB

November 9, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The United Spinal Association has come out in support of the Build Back Better Act, which cleared a key procedural vote in the House of Representatives over the weekend. The BBB would fulfill key goals for the disability community by providing a permanent improvement in Medicaid home and community-based services, with an investment of $150 billion over the first 10 years after enactment. The funding to states would be used to clear waitlists for home-based care, which can be years...

Assistive Technology, Build Back Better, Complex Rehab, United Spinal Association

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