Legislation & Public Policy


CRT Awareness Week Commemorated by Industry Organizations

The week celebrated Complex Rehab Technology's consumers, suppliers, clinicians, and manufacturers, while advocating for improved access.

Deadline for Congressional Sign-On Letter Is Aug. 31

Bipartisan letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma seeks CRT manual wheelchair accessories protection.

BraunAbility Survey: People Who Use Wheelchairs Are Still Excluded

Thirty years after the Americans with Disabilities Act, inaccessibility remains a steep challenge.

NCART: Medicare Manual Wheelchair Changes Now in Effect

December 2019 legislation changed Medicare reimbursement rules for Complex Rehab manual chairs.

Podcast Update: NCART Discusses Next CRT Steps in COVID-19 World

New Mobility Management podcast covers federal and state issues to watch for.

NCART, VGM Group Team to Celebrate ADA’s 30th Birthday

Awareness campaign will run through July 26.

Access2CRT Summit Canceled for 2020

The NCART-NRRTS event, postponed from March, won't be rescheduled this year.

Clinician Task Force Takes on Pandemic Issues

CTF's efforts have included advocating for Medicare telehealth options during physical distancing.

CMS Approves Telehealth Billing for OTs & PTs During Pandemic

Policy changes include CPT code for Wheelchair Management.

NCART: CRT Focused on 3 Areas as Pandemic Policies Evolve

Changing evaluation and documentation requirements are among the topics being discussed.



Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill Adding Seat Elevation & Standing to Medicaid Program

Prior authorization change is also included in the new law.

CRT COVID-19 Webinar Takes Place Today

Industry organizations to provide updates on complex rehab technology issues.

CRT Industry Mobilizes During COVID-19 Pandemic

Organizations work on different fronts to preserve CRT access for wheelchair users.

NCART to CMS: Temporary Policy Changes Needed to Protect CRT Access

Using telehealth strategies could be key during COVID-19 pandemic.

Advocacy & Policy

A Reward for Persistence: CRT Scores a Big Win

Noridian Schedules PMD Coverage & Coding Webinar for March 17

Coverage criteria and billing are among the Webinar's topics.

NCART Survey Targets Medicaid Programs

Survey asks about Medicaid trends impacting CRT provision.

A Reward for Persistence: CRT Advocacy Scores A Big Win

NCART's Don Clayback on the MWC victory, implementation, and what comes next.

A Win for CRT Consumers

CRT manual wheelchairs are now protected from competitive bidding. Next up: manual wheelchair accessories.

CRT manual wheelchairs are now protected from competitive bidding. Next up: manual wheelchair accessories.

MWC Provisions Included in Year-End Appropriations Bill

Bill would exempt CRT manual wheelchairs and accessories from Medicare competitive bidding.

How Small Providers Can Rise Above Their Competitors