Skip to Content

Tag: Roll on Capitol Hill


News

In brief: Quipt expands, ROHC rolls, Withings partners

June 10, 2022HME News Staff

CINCINNATI – Quipt Home Medical has acquired NorCal Respiratory, a provider with three locations in California covering the northern part of the state. NorCal reports unaudited trailing 12-month annual revenues of about $3.2 million and expects adjusted EBITDA of $650,000 post-integration. “We are extremely excited to close the acquisition of NorCal Respiratory, providing us a further expansionary opportunity in California to grow our market share,” said Greg Crawford, chairman...

Encore Healthcare, Healogics, One Drop, OPGA, Quipt, RESNA, Roll on Capitol Hill, SleepRes, United Spinal, Withings


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Mobility

ROCH returns to DC

June 8, 2022HME News Staff

NEW YORK – United Spinal will bring more than 100 wheelchair users to Washington, D.C., on June 12 – 15 for the 10th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill.  ROCH is United Spinal's annual flagship advocacy event, gathering the organization's members and supporters to encourage elected officials to support policy initiatives that empower and promote the independence and quality of life of people with disabilities.  "The disability rights movement is as old as the modern age,...

Roll on Capitol Hill, United Spinal


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

United Spinal sets stage for Roll on Capitol Hill 

May 16, 2022HME News Staff

KEW GARDENS, N.Y. – The United Spinal Association has announced that this year’s Roll on Capitol Hill, and all future events, will include in-person and virtual participation. This year's event takes place June 12-15. “This is due to the rapid acceptance of accommodations that our community has long asked for, such as telework, telehealth and the use of virtual platforms for meetings,” the association stated. United Spinal is reincorporating in-person visits for the first...

Complex Rehab, Roll on Capitol Hill, United Spinal Association


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News

In brief: Accessories reprieve, oxygen challenge, advocate of the year

June 25, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced a 90-day suspension of scheduled Medicare cuts to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs, NCART reports.  That extends an 18-month suspension that would have expired on July 1 to Oct. 1.  “They will use this time for further analysis and, hopefully, a permanent suspension,” Don Clayback, executive director of NCART, tweeted today. “Thank you advocates, Congress and CMS.”  On Monday, a letter led...

aahomecare, Medicaid, NCART, Oventus Medical, Philips Recall, Roll on Capitol Hill


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Roll on Capitol Hill names Advocate of Year

Also Noted

Roll on Capitol Hill names Advocate of Year

June 23, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Natalie Barnhard was named the recipient of the Finn Bullers Advocate of the Year Award at this year’s United Spinal Association Roll on Capitol Hill event, which took place virtually June 14-16. Barnhard is the chapter leader of the Western New York Chapter of United Spinal and the founder and president of Motion Project Foundation. She has been a wheelchair user for 16 years, following a spinal cord injury while at work as a physical therapy assistant (PTA).  In September,...

Natalie Barnhard, Roll on Capitol Hill, United Spinal Association


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

National Ramp to sponsor Roll on Capitol Hill 

May 5, 2021HME News Staff

VALLEY COTTAGE, N.Y. – National Ramp, a manufacturer of modular ramps, is a premier sponsor of United Spinal Association’s Roll on Capitol Hill. Roll on Capitol Hill is United Spinal’s annual policy event to support key advocacy priorities for its membership and the broader disability community and to ensure that legislators include wheelchair users and all people with disabilities in policy debates on Capitol Hill. “The United Spinal Association is...

National ramp, Roll on Capitol Hill, United Spinal Association


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Mobility

Consumers make their presence known

June 28, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - The United Spinal Association's Roll on Capitol Hill, June 23-26, resulted in a record 250 visits with congressional offices, says Alexandra Bennewith.“That's the most we've ever done,” said Bennewith, vice president, government relations. “We had more than 100 advocates from more than 30 states, plus Puerto Rico. It was excellent.”The annual advocacy event addresses the issues that impact the health, independence and quality of life of individuals living with...

Roll on Capitol Hill, United Spinal Association


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Wheelchair users: Ready to roll

April 23, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The United Spinal Association will hold its annual “Roll on Capitol Hill” June 23-26. The event is United Spinal's annual legislative advocacy event to addresses issues that impact the health, independence and quality of life of individuals living with spinal cord injuries and disorders, including disabled veterans. Highlights of the conference include a welcome reception on June 23, an advocacy education and expo day on June 24 and a congressional awards reception on June...

Advocacy, Complex Rehab, Roll on Capitol Hill, United Spinal Association


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Mobility

CRT stakeholders follow up on manual accessories

June 29, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Complex rehab technology stakeholders had another shot at advocating for accessories for complex manual wheelchairs during the United Spinal Association's Roll on Capitol Hill June 24-June 27.The association had about 150 wheelchair users, member advocates and partners on hand, raising awareness of critical issues during 216 visits with lawmakers—a record, said Alexandra Bennewith, vice president, government relations, for United Spinal.Among the issues discussed: H.R. 3730 and...

Complex Rehab Technology, Roll on Capitol Hill, United Spinal


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

United Spinal hands out awards

June 28, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Two lawmakers were recognized for their work on behalf of people with disabilities and veterans during the United Spinal Association's Roll on Capitol Hill this week. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., received the 2018 James J. Peters Distinguished Veterans Legislator Award; and Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., received the 2018 Outstanding Congressional Leadership Award. Two other awards were handed out at the event: Gretchelle Dilan received the 2018 Outstanding Community Service Award; and Earle...

Complex Rehab, Roll on Capitol Hill, United Spinal Association


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon