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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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Stakeholders ramp up complex rehab efforts

April 4, 2013HME News Staff

WALSENBURG, Colo. - NRRTS this week urged complex rehab stakeholders to call their members of Congress on April 10 and ask them to support a separate benefit category for complex rehab, according to a press release. The call-in runs concurrently with the National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference on April 9-11, and is designed for providers, manufacturers, clinicians and patients who cannot attend the event. Stakeholders have also launched a petition to urge members of Congress to support...

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