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At bat: Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., has gone to bat for the complex rehab industry, writing a letter in support of repealing the 9.5% cut as part of healthcare reform.

Rehab industry responds en mass

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Monday, September 14, 2009

My e-mail inbox last week was flooded with bulletins and letters from various rehab groups criticizing the OIG's latest attempt to justify reducing reimbursement for power wheelchairs (See blog and NewsWire

Open wide

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

If you want a visual reminder of how frustrating it is to be a rehab provider these days, check out the cover of the summer issue of Directions magazine published by NRRTS.

NRRTS sponsors pavilion at Medtrade

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Monday, August 3, 2009

NRRTS will sponsor the Complex Rehab Pavilion at Medtrade, the organization announced this afternoon. The pavilion will be a grouping of 20-plus booths that all share this theme: equipment and services to meet the complex needs of people with disabilities.

Simon Margolis and crew are fired up!

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Monday, July 27, 2009

NRRTS has stepped up to the plate when it comes to disseminating complex rehab news. Have you noticed that the organization is sending out more frequent e-mail blasts? That it's doing a better job of updating the breaking news section of its Web site?

It's a video war!

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

NRRTS took to YouTube yesterday to respond to a CNN report that claims Medicare overpays for wheelchairs.

First-month purchase option

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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

This just in, courtesy of an e-mail blast yesterday from NRRTS: It's rumored that, to help pay for healthcare reform, the Senate Finance Committee, like the House Ways and Means Committee, will propose eliminating the first-month purchase option for power wheelchairs.

Mark your calendars

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

NRRTS announced this week that it has tentatively scheduled its annual Continuing Education and Legislative Advocacy (CELA) conference for April 28-30 in the Washington, D.C., area.

Liz Beaulieu

Get Smart

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Saturday, June 6, 2009

If you're in the market for rehab-related education, you have a few options the week of June 15th.

NRRTS hosts a "Legislative Update Webinar" on June 17 from 5 to 6:30 EST.

Happy 10th Anniversary

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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The NRRTS listserv celebrates its 10th anniversary today. Through the listserv, NRRTS members and Friends of NRRTS (FONs) have shared some 16,634 messages. If you're a NRRTS member and you're not registered for the listserv, you should be.

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