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CRT conference registration opens

February 3, 2017HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. - Registration is now open for this year's National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference, slated for April 26-27 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City. This year's event has been condensed into two days; the conference fee is $199. A key focus of the event is pushing legislationto permanently delay CMS's plan to apply competitive bidding-derived pricing to accessories for manual and power wheelchairs, and to create a separate benefit for complex rehab. NCART and NRRTS expect to have...

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Stakeholders to lawmakers: 'Make complex rehab bill a priority'

April 24, 2015Tracy Orzel

WASHINGTON - Complex rehab stakeholders convened on Capitol Hill this week to ask lawmakers to co-sponsor bills to create a separate benefit category for complex rehab—and to pass them.More than 190 complex rehab providers, manufacturers and consumers attended the National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference, held April 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va. During the last day of the conference, stakeholders met with a record 260 congressional offices to drum up...

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Keynote speaker: David Miller

February 20, 2015Tracy Orzel

ARLINGTON, Va. - Trust, understanding, freedom and unity are the four cornerstones of any successful organization, says David Miller, the keynote speaker at this year's National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference.The title of his talk, “The four cornerstones: the foundation for building through change,” will focus on how these principles can help guide HME providers to work together as they navigate audits, competitive bidding and other industry challenges, like working with Congress...

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Complex rehab conference: 'Let's push this over the finish line'

January 23, 2015Tracy Orzel

ARLINGTON, Va. - Change of plans. The National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference has been moved from mid-March to April 21-23.“Unfortunately, the House was not going to be in session,” said Don Clayback, executive director of NCART, which has offered to cover any charges that early registrants might incur as a result of the date change.Originally slated for March 10-12, the conference's focus—persuading lawmakers to back legislation that would create a separate benefit for...

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Complex rehab conference gets new date

January 22, 2015HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. -The National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference has been moved from mid-March to April 21-23. “Unfortunately, the House was not going to be in session,” explained Don Clayback, executive director of NCART. That would have thrown a monkey wrench into plans for Capital Hill day, when attendees meet with their members of Congress to push for legislation to create a separate benefit for complex rehab. This year's conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Crystal...

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Keynote: altruism, business do mix

February 21, 2014Elizabeth Deprey

ARLINGTON, Va. - The second annual National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference keynote will give providers the chance to hear an advocacy voice that might be new to them: Curt Decker, executive director of the National Disability Rights Network. Decker recently spoke to HME News about why he thinks his organization and providers should work more closely together.HME News: What are the National Disability Rights Network's goals?Curt Decker: We were initially created to investigate abuse and neglect...

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Registration opens for CRT event

January 28, 2014HME News Staff

EAST AMHURST, N.Y. - Registration is open for the 2014 National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference to be held April 29-May 1 in Arlington, Va. Hosted by NCART and NRRTS, the event draws together complex rehab stakeholders for education, networking and advocacy. Each day of the three-day conference will focus on a different theme: leadership, advocacy or lobbying. “Your presence in Washington sends a very strong message, plus the education and networking will benefit your business or practice,”...

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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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