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Ability Members Group buys into new standard 

December 15, 2020HME News Staff

TORONTO, Ontario – Fifty-nine rehabilitation technology specialists from Ability Members Group have applied for registration with NRRTS as part of a new partnership between NRRTS and the Canadian Assistive Devices Association. “When it comes to complex rehab technology and related services, being able to identify trained and qualified providers ensures that you’re dealing with the right people,” said Jamie Church, CEO of Ability Members Group. “That confidence...

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In brief: Congressional caucus on sleep, Sullivan Health’s first acquisition, telehealth expansion finalized

December 3, 2020HME News Staff

DARIEN, Ill. – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has created a Congressional Sleep Health Caucus to promote healthy sleep and the importance of high-quality, patient-centered care for patients.   The caucus is co-chaired by Reps. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., and Rodney Davis, R-Ill.  “As we deal with the unique challenges and added stress brought on by the COVID pandemic, the necessity of good, quality sleep is all too clear,” said Lofgren. “Insufficient sleep...

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NRRTS partners with Canadian association

December 3, 2020HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS has partnered with the Canadian Assistive Devices Association to develop a Canadian standard for complex rehab technology services. “The complex rehabilitation technology industry in Canada is thriving and our partnership with NRRTS will enable us to ensure that we can provide the highest levels of service to our clients and partners while maintaining a level of professionalism and knowledge that having a NRRTS designation requires” said Erin Roberts, executive...

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NRRTS set to go live with supplier-specific certification

November 13, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas - The first course in NRRTS's new CRT Supplier Certificate Program will be available by the end of the year, Weesie Walker announced during the organization's virtual Open Meeting on Oct. 28. “It's near and dear to my heart,” said Walker, executive director of NRRTS. “This will be the first CRT supplier-focused program that will give people the knowledge and baseline of what they need to know as a CRT supplier.” In 2019, when NRRTS was in the beginning stages...

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NRRTS honors registrants, announces new program and partnership

November 10, 2020HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS presented its Distinguished Service Award to Tom Simon, ATP, CRTS, of Numotion, and its Simon Margolis Fellowship to Mike Barner, ATP, CRTS, of the University of Michigan Wheelchair Seating Service, and Weesie Walker, ATP/SMS of NRRTS, during the organization's first virtual Annual Open Meeting on Oct. 28. “I first met Simon Margolis at the Seating Symposium in Memphis,” said Walker, executive director of NRRTS. “His vision of an organization that gave seating...

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NCART, NRRTS set CRT Awareness Week agenda

July 30, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - NCART, NRRTS and others are calling on stakeholders to educate lawmakers and policymakers about why access to complex rehab technology matters as part of the upcoming CRT Awareness Week. They have dedicated each day of CRT Awareness Week to a specific group: consumers on Aug. 10, suppliers on Aug. 11, manufacturers on Aug. 12, and clinicians on Aug. 13, followed by an all-out “CRT Advocacy Day” on Aug. 14. Their suggestions on how to support CRT Awareness Week: make a short...

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Challenging fall awaits complex rehab providers

July 17, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Complex rehab providers could see a downturn in revenues in late summer, early fall, says Don Clayback.“The next three months are going to be challenging,” said Clayback, executive director of NCART, during a recent webcast on CRT and COVID-19 sponsored by NCART, NRRTS, The Clinician Task Force and U.S. Rehab. “As we all know, the evaluations that are being done this month are the deliveries and revenues (we'll have) three months from now, and the three months...

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Clinicians see pros, cons to telehealth

June 12, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Two clinicians provided a realistic view of what telehealth looks like in practice during a recent webcast sponsored by NCART, NRRTS, U.S. Rehab and The Clinician Task Force.For Jennifer Lewis, telehealth has come in handy for deliveries, but she hasn't used the technology for evaluations, primarily due to insurance restrictions. Lewis, PT, DPT, ATP, of Tidelands Health Rehabilitation Services in Myrtle Beach, S.C, works with children with developmental disabilities. Since April,...

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Short takes: NRRTS, Rotech

June 5, 2020HME News Staff

NRRTS is inviting members to submit thoughts, photos and memories of life before and after the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Submissions will be featured in DIRECTIONS, Volume 4. Submissions may be sent to Amy Odom at [email protected] Deadline is June 19Rotech Healthcare in Lakeland, Fla., donated nearly $900 to the Wooden Spoon diner, which has so far given out more than 1,000 free meals to front line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Reporter's notebook: Removing barriers to care during pandemic

June 1, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

At the height of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. in April, NCART, NRRTS, U.S. Rehab and the Clinician Task Force were hosting weekly conference calls for the providers and clinicians trying their best to continue serving patients during the crisis.Here are a few notes from those calls:Prior authorizations pausedStakeholders received confirmation in mid-April that prior authorizations for power mobility devices are not required during the crisis. Providers may continue to submit PA requests if...

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