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RESNA: Part of something bigger


TORONTO – RESNA’s annual conference will be part of RehabWeek this year.

RESNA will be one of six organizations holding its conference as part of the event, June 24-28 in Toronto.

Accessories bill back in play


WASHINGTON – A bill that would suspend competitive bidding pricing for accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs for 18 months is back on the books in the House of Representatives.

Accessories bill re-introduced in House


WASHINGTON – Reps. John Larson, D-Conn., and Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., have re-introduced a bill that would permanently exempt complex rehab manual wheelchairs from Medicare’s competitive bidding program and would stop the agency from applying bid-related payment rates to accessories for those wheelchairs for 18 months.

Complex rehab: Holding MCOs legally accountable


BUFFALO, N.Y. – NCART and Neighborhood Legal Services, a nonprofit that provides free legal services to people with low income and people with disabilities, are teaming up on a new effort to call out managed care organizations for their failures to follow Medicaid policies.

NSM doubles down on Canada


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has made a second acquisition in Canada.

Stakeholders take ‘proactive’ approach to CRT recognition


WASHINGTON – Ongoing efforts to get Medicaid programs across the country to recognize complex rehab technology got a boost last month when AAHomecare announced it had contracted with Bridge Public Affairs.

Tenn. CRT bill heads to governor’s desk


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Legislature has enacted legislation to create a “separate benefit” category for complex rehab technology.

Tech permeates NSM Symposium


ORLANDO, Fla. – National Seating & Mobility automated its benefits and eligibility process last year, helping to increase its funding efficiency by 15% and reduce its funding cycle time by 10% in 2018, says CEO Bill Mixon.

CRT conference: All advocacy, all the time

Organizers also hope to have bills introduced in time for event

ARLINGTON, Va. – Organizers of the National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference are mixing up this year’s educational lineup to better equip attendees to advocate at the event—and beyond.

NSM grows presence in Bay Area


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility is expanding its footprint in California with the acquisition of Western Rehab Solutions in Martinez.

NSM will now operate 16 locations in the state.