NCART to Host CRT Briefing & Product Expo on Capitol Hill

April 21 event seeks to teach members of Congress about complex rehab technology.

NGS Reports Results of K0816 Prepayment Probe

Probe by Jurisdiction B DME MAC covered Group 1 power chairs.

S. 2736 to Delay Rural DME Medicare Cuts Introduced in Senate

AAHomecare: Companion bill should be introduced in House soon.

CMS: We Will Pay PWC Accessories at Reduced Rates Till July

Providers would have to re-submit claims to receive full Medicare payment.

CRT Industry Top Priority: Protecting Accessories for Manual Wheelchairs

NCART's Don Clayback: Delay in funding cuts for CRT power chair accessories was "important" last-minute victory.

CMS Publishes Final Rule for DME Prior Authorization

Final rule, which appeared in the Dec. 30 edition of the Federal Register, would change the ordering process for certain items.

CRT Funding Webinar Scheduled for Jan. 14

Invacare Corp.'s Jim Stephenson will discuss new DME prior authorization, CRT wheelchair accessories changes.

NCART: CRT Wheelchair Accessories Bills Being Considered As Year-End Approaches

Industry awaits decision regarding bills' attachment to other legislation.

NCART: Wheelchair Accessories Bills Gaining Momentum, But More Signatures Needed

House and Senate bills would stop CMS plans to apply competitive bidding prices to accessories on CRT chairs.

NGS Reports Q2 Support Surfaces Review Results

Quarter 2 denials are up compared to 2015's first quarter.

CMS Postpones Changes to Miscellaneous HCPCS Codes

K0108 and E1399 codes were due to be replaced by multiple codes based on pricing starting Jan. 1.

CGS Opens New Fax Line & Address for Appeals

New fax and address direct correspondence straight to the appeals department.

NHIC Announces Group 2 Support Surfaces Review Results

Results for the second quarter showed a significant reduction in denials.

Motion Composites Announces Medicare Coding for Ultralight Chairs

Helio and Veloce chairs receive ultralight codes.

Bill to Protect CRT Wheelchair Accessories Introduced to U.S. House

H.R. 3229 is a "technical correction" to close a MIPPA loophole used by CMS to apply competitive bidding prices to equipment the industry believes should be exempt.

Quantum Rehab Debuts iLevel Web Site

Features include consumer videos and an interactive funding page.

Illinois Budget Cuts Endanger Medicaid Access to CRT

A 16.75-percent payment cut is already reducing seating & wheeled mobility provision to beneficiaries in need.

S. 1013: Bill for Medicare CRT Benefit Is Reintroduced to U.S. Senate

Bill is a companion to the House version that would provide a separate Medicare benefit category for CRT.

CMS Seeks ICD-10 Test Volunteers

Participating providers will be able to submit up to 50 claims each, as the healthcare industry prepares for an October transition to new codes.

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