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Stakeholders streamline complex rehab fly-in

‘We feel that with the constraints we’re working under, a condensed version will be easier for folks,’ says Don Clayback
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01/13/2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – NCART and NRRTS are shaking up their annual fly-in to Washington, D.C., to accommodate complex rehab providers who are strapped for time and cash.

U.S. Rehab leverages outcomes tool to score big contract

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01/13/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – U.S. Rehab has secured a Humana contract for its members for complex rehab and mobility products and services at higher reimbursement rates.

NRRTS promotes political activism

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01/06/2017

LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017, giving the organization and its registrants a morale boost in a year that it hopes to settle the score on an important complex rehab-related issue.

Special Needs Group certifies 3,000 travel professionals

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01/03/2017

DANIA BEACH, Fla. – Special Needs Group, a provider of scooter and wheelchair rentals around the globe, in November celebrated the fifth anniversary of its Certified Accessible Travel Advocate Program.

CMS announces first codes up for PA process

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12/21/2016

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced the first two codes that will require prior authorization as a condition of payment.

Complex rehab providers debate whether to ditch DME

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12/09/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Complex rehab providers that have traditionally also offered DME are questioning whether or not they can continue to do so.

Complex rehab accessories: Stakeholders line up for permanent fix in 2017

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12/02/2016

WASHINGTON – The chances are good that industry stakeholders and their champions in Congress will be able to stall CMS’s plans to apply competitive bidding-derived pricing to accessories for complex power wheelchairs for another six months.

Bill clears way for standards for adaptive equipment

‘At the end of the day, (the bill) is a positive,’ says Harmar’s Drew McCartney
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12/02/2016

WASHINGTON – Now that a bill requiring Veterans Affairs to establish quality and safety standards for adaptive equipment and vehicles has finally been passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate, the real work begins, say those involved.

Coming soon: standards for adaptive equipment

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11/30/2016

WASHINGTON – A bill that requires Veterans Affairs to establish quality and safety standards for adaptive equipment and vehicles is headed to the president’s desk for his signature.

Professional Respiratory & Rehab shifts

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11/23/2016

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Three years ago, when other HME providers were trimming staff and cutting services, Professional Respiratory & Rehab opted for a different approach.
The company decided to expand.

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