NCART & NRRTS: Virtual Congressional Fly-In a “Great Success”

Follow-up will now be key to keep the industry's "asks" a priority in front of Congress.

Senators Send “In-the-Home” Letter to CMS

Bipartisan group is asking the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to review its controversial in-the-home mobility policy.

NRRTS Introduces CRT Service Practice Guidelines

The guidelines describe a multi-faceted approach involving wheelchair providers, clinicians, consumers, manufacturers, and payers.

H.R. 5371 to Create Path to Titanium, Carbon Fiber Upgrades

New bill would apply to Medicare beneficiaries who want upgraded ultralightweight wheelchair frames.

Briefly: Seat Elevation Update, This Month’s Industry Webinar, & a Wheelchair User Wins a Backyard Makeover

Featuring NCART, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, NRRTS, the Clinician Task Force, U.S. Rehab, and Bobcat.

NCART Urges Reimbursement Raise for Medicaid CRT

Medicaid funding is not keeping pace with rising costs for fuel, shipping, and business operations, association says.

ALS Association & AAHomecare Protest Ventilator Denials

Some Medicare Advantage Plans are denying non-invasive vents at dangerously high rates.

AMA: Caution Needed When AI Makes Prior Authorization Decisions

The American Medical Association's new policy calls for human involvement when AI says care is to be denied.

Podcast: Balancing Power Wheelchair Innovation & Real-World Funding

Bret Tracy and Josh Haynes from Merits Health Products discuss stakeholder priorities and their impact on design.

Mobility Management Power Wheelchair Edition Now Available for Download

Stories include how the seemingly inside-out world of funding impacts power wheelchair design.

Alexis Ward to Join AAHomecare in June

CRT policy/funding expert brings years of experience in working with Medicaid and managed care organizations.

United Spinal Calls for Coverage Denial Stories

Association is working with seating veteran Jean Minkel to put denials in front of policy makers.

Mobility Management Podcast: After Seat Elevation, What’s Next for NCART?

Wayne Grau and Mickae Lee discuss repair reform, funding for power standing, and NCART's 2023 plans.

CMS to Offer Prior Authorization Option for PMD Accessories

A long list of accessories, from powered seating to seat cushions and backrests, is included.

CMS Seat Elevation Comment Period Closes March 17

NCART's comment recommends coverage for qualifying Medicare beneficiaries using Group 2, 3, 4, or 5 power wheelchairs.

Mobility Management Podcast: NCART’s Summer Successes & Fall Plans

The episode welcomes new Executive Director Wayne Grau.

CMS & Future Funding for Dynamic Backrests

Could innovation could be stymied by Medicare's coding policies and preferences?

Mobility Management Podcast: The Keys to Repair Reform

NSM's Bill Mixon and Charles Sargeant discuss the need for funding flexibility and changes to service policies for CRT.

Industry Rallies Support During Seat Elevation Comment Period

Comment period for seat elevation on Group 3 power chairs continues till Sept. 14.

NSM CEO Bill Mixon Guest Stars on Sen. Frist Podcast

The former Senate Majority Leader asked about Complex Rehab Technology issues and the industry's future.

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