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Accessories relief fails to clear Senate

Stakeholders will build on progress they made in 2018, work with champions to develop plans for 2019
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01/04/2019

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have moved on to Plan B to stop competitive bidding pricing for complex rehab manual wheelchairs.

Join ‘the movement’ at ISS

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01/04/2019

PITTSBURGH – The theme for the 35th International Seating Symposium in Pittsburgh is “Bridging the gap between data and value.” “Five years ago, people looked at me like I had two heads when I talked about data and outcome measures in this field,” said Mark Schmeler, an a

Accessories relief stalls in Senate

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12/28/2018

WASHINGTON – The window for the Senate to pass accessories relief is “narrowing” rapidly.

Mobility Solutions spreads out

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12/20/2018

SAN DIEGO – Mobility Solutions has opened a new office in Los Angeles after snagging a contract with the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.

Susan Blanton: Beyond science

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12/20/2018

ATLANTA – It’s not unusual for OTs and PTs to go through their undergraduate education with little to no exposure to liberal arts and humanities.

What is a recap anyway?

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12/20/2018

HME News asked Bradley Smith, a managing director and partner at Vertess, to explain:

AWP & CRT: Providers aim to serve referrals more broadly

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12/14/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – Medicare’s any willing provider provision, set to go into effect Jan. 1, 2019, could mean some small strategic shifts for complex rehab providers.

House passes bill with accessories language

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12/11/2018

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives this afternoon handily passed a bill with language that requires CMS to stop applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs for 18 months, starting Jan. 1, 2019.

Headed for a vote: Medicaid bill that includes accessories language

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12/07/2018

WASHINGTON – December may, once again, turn out to be a lucky month for complex rehab stakeholders.

Breaking news: House moves on accessories issue

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12/06/2018

WASHINGTON – Language that requires CMS to stop applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs for 18 months has been included in a larger bill introduced today in the House of Representatives, according to NCART.

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