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Editor's Note: Why is the ACAA Such a Mystery to Airlines?

Travel blogger Cory Lee Woodard just wanted his power chair back, Delta.

Industry Organizations Oppose Massachusetts Bill on Wheelchair Repair

NCART, HOMES, and AAHomecare have sent a letter objecting to the bill's focus on expanding wheelchair warranties.

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

The episode welcomes new Executive Director Wayne Grau.

CMS Comment Period for Seat Elevation Draws Robust Response

CMS has also announced a next-steps timeline, NCART says.

Senate Co-Sign Letter Now Available to Support Power Standing & Seat Elevation

Letter asks CMS to support seat elevation funding and to prioritize consideration for funding of power standing.

Editor's Note

I Attended the CRT Virtual Fly-In. Here’s What It Was Like

Editor Laurie Watanabe on this year's meeting with Congress.

CRT Virtual Fly-In Draws Record Participation

Advocates met with nearly 300 Congressional offices at the event.

Sign-On Letter Urges CMS to Prioritize Funding Reconsiderations for Seat Elevation & Standing

New letter addresses the lack of a public comment period for power standing.

Industry Rallies Support During Seat Elevation Comment Period

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

CMS Opens Comment Period for Power Seat Elevation

Industry organizations are disappointed that comment period excludes power standing consideration.



Virtual Fly-In: Congressional “Asks” Announced

The Sept. 14 event gives stakeholders the chance to rally support for greater access to CRT.

Review: 2022 DOT ADA Celebration

Webinar is an update on transportation accessibility, with an eye to the future.

Podcast Review: Sen. Frist Interviews NSM CEO Bill Mixon

The former Senate Majority Leader and the CEO of National Seating & Mobility discussed a wide range of CRT issues.

NCART Establishes Repair Coalition

New coalition will focus on improving repair issues at the federal as well as state levels.

WHO Database: 2 of 3 People Aged 60 & Older Need Assistive Technology

New database examines availability of assistive technology, as well as government support for it.

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Editor's Note

Desperate Measures

CMS: Comment Period for Power Seat Elevation & Standing Will Open by August

Complex Rehab advocates have asked the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to reconsider its funding policies.

Congressional Virtual Fly-In Scheduled for Sept. 14

The NCART and NRRTS event gives industry advocates the opportunity to meet with legislators and staff.

Telehealth Update: Pandemic PHE Extended Again

Industry efforts continue to obtain permanent telehealth options for seating clinicians.

DOT Invites Public Comments on Airplane Restroom Proposed Rule

Policy change would mandate accessible lavatories for single-aisle aircraft.

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