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CMS Issues Final Coding, Benefit Category, Payment Determinations for Seat Elevation
New coding will go into effect in April.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its final coding, benefit category, and payment determinations for seat elevation on power wheelchairs. The determinations were included as part of CMS’s Second Biannual 2023 HCPCS Coding Cycle. CMS said new coding actions would be effective starting April 1, 2024, unless otherwise noted. CRT industry…
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United Spinal Announces Wheelchair Securement Project
The new SecureRide coalition is working on a new wheelchair securement standard.
United Spinal is working on a new wheelchair securement standard designed for “safer, more accessible, and seamless independent travel in the future.” In a Nov. 20 announcement, United Spinal launched the SecureRide coalition with the mission of “developing a wheelchair securement standard that can be applied to personal vehicles, rideshares, public transit, as well…
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Top Trends & Headlines for Complex Rehab Technology in 2024
Building on successes and addressing unfinished business.
With every new year come new possibilities, and 2024 seems especially full of promise for Complex Rehab Technology (CRT), which looks to build on a landmark Medicare funding win last year. Still, the year will bring challenges as well, and plenty of unfinished business. Funding for seat elevation gets underway In May 2023, the formal…