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Senators also support power seat elevation

November 1, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Sens. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Robert Casey, D-Pa., have sent a letter to CMS asking the agency to amend the national coverage determination for mobility assistive equipment to affirm coverage of standing and seat elevation systems embedded in power wheelchairs. “This should be followed by CMS developing necessary local coverage determinations to assess the medical necessity for such equipment on an individual basis in accordance with the NCD...

mobility assistive equipment, Power seat elevation, Power standing

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Complex rehab stakeholders prep request, form consortium

August 21, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Complex rehab stakeholders have taken steps to advance key initiatives related to power seat elevation and power standing systems, and telehealth and remote services. Stakeholders, led by the ITEM Coalition, have created four work groups (clinical, reimbursement/technology, legal and congressional/advocacy) to work on filing a request for reconsideration of the Medicare NCD for power seat elevation and power standing systems. They're almost ready to submit that request, said Don Clayback...

Complex Rehab, NCART, Power standing, seat elevation

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