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Mobility

Behind the scenes

May 17, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - Tenacious efforts by providers, consumers and manufacturers led to last week's introduction of a bipartisan Senate bill that would create a separate benefit for complex rehab, stakeholders say.“This proves that individual conversations do make a difference,” said Don Clayback, executive director of NCART. “Members will respond—with enough noise—to the needs of the people.”That “noise” sure reached Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Thad Cochran,...

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Mobility

Promise of Senate bill energizes complex rehab efforts

April 12, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - Sen. Charles Shumer, D-N.Y., has agreed to introduce a Senate companion bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab, Don Clayback, executive director of NCART, announced April 10.The news came just as complex rehab stakeholders were preparing to hit the Hill to promote H.R. 942 as part of the first-ever National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference.“The timing couldn't have been better,” said Clayback. “Having a bill in both chambers sends the message that...

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