Legislation & Public Policy


CRT Industry Rallies Support for H.R. 7217

NCART: Vote could come the week of Dec. 10 for bill that contains CRT manual wheelchair accessory provisions.

H.R. 3730 Phone-In Day Planned for Nov. 14

CRT industry gears up for year-end push to support the bill that would protect access to complex rehab manual wheelchair accessories.

CMS Announces Temporary Waiver for Georgia After Hurricane Michael

Medicare waivers could help beneficiaries and providers in the wake of a devastating storm.

ITEM Coalition Sends H.R. 3730 Letter to Congress

Letter urges support for House bill that would permanently exempt complex rehab manual wheelchair accessories from Medicare competitive bidding pricing.

Senate Letter on Non-CBA Relief Finishes with 32 Signatures

Many signers are members of Senate Finance Committee, which has jurisdiction over Medicare.

Your Member of Congress Is Leaving. What Now?

NCART advice on how to keep CRT discussions going amid changes in D.C.

NCART Seeks Support for Congressional Dear Colleague Letter

Letter by Rep. Johnson and Rep. Latta asks for protection for CRT from competitive bid-derived pricing.

Cure SMA Lobbies on Capitol Hill

Attendees emphasize the need for newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy.



Bachenheimer to Open New Brown & Fortunato Office

Industry veteran will launch new office in June.

Upcoming Conference to Keep Congress Focused on CRT

NCART and NRRTS will cohost their annual CRT Leadership and Advocacy conference in April.

Registration Open for NCART & NRRTS Conference

This year's leadership and advocacy event takes place in April in Arlington, Va.

ITEM Coalition Sends Support Letter for H.R. 3730

Consumer and clinician organizations urge Congress to pass a bill written to protect access to CRT manual wheelchair accessories.

Bill for CRT Manual Wheelchair Accessories Introduced in House

Bill seeks to change funding policy that's currently based on competitive bidding numbers.

White Paper Explains CMS Effects on CRT, DME

U.S. Rehab President Greg Packer hopes new, comprehensive paper can be used to educate policy-makers.

NCART to Conduct CRT Provider Survey

September survey will be used to further organization's work with policy-makers.

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