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In brief: Consumers support accessories bill, VirtuOx makes buy

September 29, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The ITEM Coalition and 32 national consumer and clinical organizations have sent a letter to leaders in the House of Representatives, asking them to pass a bill that would halt competitive bidding-related prices for accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.“We are writing to express our strong support for this new legislation and to emphasize the importance of protecting patient access not just to accessories used with complex rehab power wheelchairs, but also to those...

CRT accesssories, ITEM Coalition, sleep testing, Vertess, VirtuOx

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Cures Act passes House

December 1, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives yesterday passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which includes important HME-related provisions, by a margin of 392 to 26.The legislation would roll back a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts that went into effect this year in non-competitive bidding areas from June 30, 2016, to Dec. 31, 2016. It would also further delay Medicare's plan to use bidding-derived prices for accessories for complex power wheelchairs until July 1, 2017.“This is a great...

21st Century Cures Act, aahomecare, bid relief, CRT accesssories

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