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NCART update: Awareness Week turnout, new supplier member 

September 5, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – National CRT Awareness Week Aug. 14-18 saw more than 120 organizations and hundreds of individuals share stories, write articles, post videos, hold webinars and create new resources for advocacy, according to NCART. “The week accomplished exactly what we set out to do, which was develop a better understanding of complex rehab technology, the people who use it, how it’s prescribed and provided, and why access is so important,” the organization stated in a bulletin....

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NCART shares Awareness Week ideas 

July 18, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – NCART has updated its website with different ways that stakeholders can participate in its upcoming National CRT Awareness Week on Aug. 14-18. Among the ideas:  Download pre-made graphics available on the NCART website and share them on your social media pages.  Make a short video about complex rehab and send it to [email protected] or post it to your own social media (Check out this sample: https://vimeo.com/845967059?share=copy).  "Like"...

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Groups set agenda for Nat'l CRT Awareness Week 

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Groups set agenda for Nat'l CRT Awareness Week 

August 10, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – As part of National CRT Awareness Week next week, Unite4CRT and NRRTS will present a series of panel discussions on Aug. 17 to raise awareness of the importance of ensuring access to complex rehab technology. The series kicks off at 12:45 EST with a welcome message, followed by a presentation on “Navigating the Public School System When You Have a Disability.” Other presentations: “Traveling With My Wheelchair – What Should I Expect?” “You...

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NCART, NRRTS announce virtual fly-in

July 12, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – NCART and NRRTS will host a Virtual CRT Congressional Fly-in on Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. as part of National CRT Awareness Week. “Every year we hold a CRT-focused Washington, D.C., event that keeps CRT advocates connected with Capitol Hill to talk about issues impacting access for people with disabilities,” NCART stated in an announcement. “We’re excited to offer the opportunity to deliver these important messages without asking attendees to leave...

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Stakeholders hold on to momentum for accessories

August 30, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Stakeholders hope the groundwork they laid during National CRT Awareness Week will pay off when Congress is back in session the week of Sept. 9. Don Clayback says the industry's efforts to protect reimbursement for accessories for manual complex rehab wheelchairs got a boost Aug. 19-23 from visits and calls with members of Congress and their staff, support from more than 30 organizations and buzz on social media. “CRT Week was a good reminder for people to reach back...

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Welcome to National CRT Awareness Week

August 19, 2019HME News Staff

You probably can feel it in the air. You're sensing that this is not just any ordinary day and you're right. Since it's Monday, we'll help explain that feeling. Today, Aug. 19, is the first day of National CRT Awareness Week. National CRT Awareness Week is being held to increase awareness of what Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) is, the important role it plays in the health and independence of children and adults with disabilities, and the need for Congress to pass pending legislation...

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Lincare gets bigger in N.C.

December 1, 2015HME News Staff

WILMINGTON, N.C. - Lincare plans to double its footprint here, according to the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. The Clearwater, Fla.-based national provider plans to move into a 4,300-square-feet location in January, twice the size of its current location. “We continue to grow internally and externally across the area,” Wes Todd, local center manager, told the newspaper. “There's very strong demand for our level of service and clinical expertise.”

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Video commemorates ADA

August 18, 2015HME News Staff

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. - NCART has released a seven-minute video honoring National CRT Awareness Week and commemorating the 25th anniversary of the ADA. “Complex Rehab Technology: 25 Years after the Americans with Disabilities Act” includes historical footage, as well as commentary from former Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, highlighting the importance of preserving access to complex rehab products. “While the passage of the ADA was a great achievement, if people with disabilities can't...

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NCART schedules awareness week

August 1, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - NCART has declared the week of Aug. 18-24 National CRT Awareness Week. The group is calling on stakeholders to reach out to members of Congress during the August recess to help secure more support for bills to create a separate benefit for complex rehab. There are currently 146 co-sponsors for H.R. 942 and 19 co-sponsors for S. 948, according to an NCART bulletin. “We are gaining ground, but to continue making progress, we need CRT stakeholders to get their member's attention...

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