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On the Editor's Desk

NRRTS responds to the AARP

November 18, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

A few blogs ago, I wrote about an editorial in the recent AARP Bulletin titled "The Case of the Expensive Wheelchair." Simon Margolis, executive director of NRRTS, has crafted a response titled "The Case of the Misinformed Editor." The crux of Margolis' argument: The press (and members of Congress and officials at CMS, for that matter) should keep their hands off of complex rehab. Instead, it should focus on consumer power: These are the suppliers that are gaming the system. These are the suppliers...

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