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Complex rehab accessories: Lawmakers extend deadline for ‘Dear Colleague’ letter

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03/27/2015

WASHINGTON – Members of the House of Representatives will now have until April 15 to sign a “Dear Colleague” letter asking CMS not to apply competitive bid pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

AAH supports study of COPD patients

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03/27/2015

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is throwing its weight behind a study to determine the impact of education on compliance and outcomes for COPD patients.

CMS extends bid deadline

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03/25/2015

BALTIMORE – CMS has pushed back the deadline to submit bids for the Round 2 re-compete by a day.

In an announcement this morning, the agency said that, due to technical difficulties yesterday, the bid window will now close at 9 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 26.

NCART calls for action on accessories

‘This is an extremely serious threat’
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03/24/2015

WASHINGTON – NCART is calling on members of the House of Representatives this week to sign a “Dear Colleague” letter asking CMS to reconsider its plans to apply competitive bidding pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessories.

Bid fight moves to Senate

‘We’ve got a lot more we need to accomplish’
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03/20/2015

WASHINGTON – No sooner had the House of Representatives passed a bill that would reform the competitive bidding program, than things started moving in the Senate. 

Lawmakers introduce new and improved complex rehab bill

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03/20/2015

WASHINGTON – Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., and Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., introduced a bill yesterday to create a separate benefit for complex rehab—with a twist.

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