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Rep. Zeldin moves to protect accessories

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07/28/2015

WASHINGTON – Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., has introduced a bill that would prevent CMS from applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex power wheelchairs, AAHomecare and NCART announced today.

Andy Lin talks tech

'The differences between assistive devices and consumer devices are shrinking
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07/27/2015

DOWNEY, Calif. – Wearable technology may sound futuristic, but it’s not, says Andy Lin, who recently held a workshop on the topic at RESNA 2015 in Denver in June.

Inaugural access event promotes home mods

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07/27/2015

WATERLOO, Iowa – The first Access Day USA kicked off June 17 at The VGM Group’s Heartland Conference. 

‘We’re all in this together’

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07/24/2015

ARLINGTON, Va. – Complex rehab stakeholders need not worry that their issues will get lost in the shuffle when NCART, NRRTS and RESNA combine their conferences next year, organizers say.  

PMD demo extended, but not expanded

By Tracy Orzel, Associate Editor
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07/17/2015

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders say CMS’s decision to extend the PMD demo through August 2018 is a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done. 

CMS extends PMD demo

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07/14/2015

WASHINGTON – CMS will extend the PMD demo for an additional three years, until Aug. 31, 2018, according to a notice that the agency expects to publish in the Federal Register tomorrow.

New language gives stakeholders new hope

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07/09/2015

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers have added new language to the 21st Century Cures Act to extend CMS’s power wheelchair prior authorization demonstration project, much to the relief of stakeholders.

Q&A with RESNA speaker Andy Lin

‘The differences between assistive devices and consumer devices are shrinking,’ says tech specialist
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07/02/2015

DOWNEY, Calif. – Wearable technology may sound futuristic, but it’s not, says Andy Lin, who recently held a workshop on the topic at RESNA 2015 in Denver in June.

Stakeholders spotlight complex rehab with expo

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07/02/2015

WASHINGTON – NCART will host a “Congressional CRT Exposition” on Capitol Hill on July 20 to educate lawmakers and their staffs on complex rehab.

Scootaround streamlines repairs with DNA

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06/26/2015

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Scootaround hopes to ease travel headaches for wheelchair and scooter users with its new information sharing program.

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