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CRT sign-on letter closes with 77 signatures

October 7, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – A congressional sign-on letter asking CMS to act on power seat elevation and power standing systems garnered 77 signatures, including 14 members of the House committees that oversee the Medicare program. The letter, which was spearheaded by Reps. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., and Don Young, R-Alaska, and which has strong bipartisan support (49 Democrats and 28 Republicans), got a boost during the Virtual CRT Congressional Fly-in on Sept. 21 hosted by NCART and NRRTS. “The work...

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Stakeholders make case for complex rehab

October 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON – The Virtual CRT Congressional Fly-in on Sept. 21 drew 184 attendees and resulted in nearly 230 visits with members of Congress, according to organizers NCART and NRRTS.  This year’s virtual format offered a number of benefits, they say, including the ability to “show” members of Congress and their staff complex rehab equipment, says Weesie Walker, executive director of NRRTS.  “In my group from Georgia, we had a therapist from the Clinician...

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NRRTS updates board

August 26, 2021HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS has refreshed its board of directors to include members from Canada. The current roster now comprises:  Gerry Dickerson, ATP, CRTS, president  Carey Britton, ATP/SMS, CRTS, president elect  Tom Simon, ATP, CRTS, vice president  Jason Kelln, ATP, CRTS, secretary  Andrea Madsen, ATP, CRTS, treasurer  Chris Savoie, ATP/SMS, CRTS, at-large director  Dave Nix, ATP, CRTS, at-large director  Stephanie Laurance, RRTS,...

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In brief: ResMed shows ‘strength,’ Apria’s ‘ahead,’ CMS provides bid comparison

August 6, 2021HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed reported revenue increased 14% to $876.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2021 compared to the same period last year. Net income was $195.1 million vs. $177.8 million.  The company reported revenue increased 8% to $3.2 billion for fiscal year 2021 compared to the previous year. Net income was $474.5 million vs. $621.7 million.  “Our fourth quarter and full-year fiscal year 2021 results continue to demonstrate the strength and resiliency of our business,”...

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NRRTS seeks nominations for awards

August 4, 2021HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS has put out a call for nominations for its Leadership Award, Distinguished Service Award, Consumer Advocate of the Year and Simon Margolis Fellow. The organization will accept nominations through Sept. 1 and will announce the recipients at the International Seating Symposium, Oct. 27-30 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. A select committee will determine the recipients. Requirements for the Leadership Award include significant advancement of NRRTS...

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Register now for CRT Virtual Fly-In

August 2, 2021HME News Staff

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. – Registration is open for the 2021 CRT Virtual Congressional Fly-In, which takes place Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET. Once registered, Congressional appointments will be scheduled for attendees who will also be partnered with other attendees from their state. NCART and NRRTS, who are hosting the event jointly, will offer webinars in advance to prep attendees with talking points and helpful tips, and offer an opportunity to practice with state teams. All meetings will...

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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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NRRTS sponsors photo contest

June 17, 2021HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - NRRTS asking complex rehab suppliers to take photos of themselves and their clients doing what they do and send them to the organization. As part of the digital photo contest, NRRTS will award prizes to one winner in each of three different categories. Each winner will receive a $100 gift certificate and a poster of their winning photograph for them and their client. NRRTS asks that suppliers make sure they get photo releases from their clients. Contact Bill Noelting for more information:...

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NRRTS pins future of complex rehab on new program

March 19, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS seeks “visionaries” to help the organization complete a new 14-course supplier-specific certification program.  The organization completed the first course of the CRT Supplier Certification Program late last year, is nearly complete with the second course and has started on the third course, says Weesie Walker, executive director.  “We need the help of the CRT industry,” she said....

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NRRTS stands on its education offerings

March 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS expects to continue seeing increased demand for its education in 2021, as registrants and clinicians try to keep up with continuing education requirements during a pandemic that’s limiting in-person events. NRRTS awarded 50 CEUs or 500 hours of education in March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic first took hold in the U.S., up from 25 CEUs or 250 hours of education before that, says Annette Hodges, director of education. “It has stayed pretty steady...

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