What is going on?
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that they intend to apply Medicare Competitive Bid pricing to wheelchair accessories used on Complex Rehab wheelchairs effective January 2016. This is in violation of Congressional legislation.
What does this change mean for you and others?
What can you do to help?
A letter is being circulated within the House of Representatives to CMS that points out these issues and asks that CMS issue a rescission and announce that the current payment policy for wheelchair accessories used on Complex Rehab wheelchairs will be maintained.
We need you to get your House Representative to add their name to the CMS letter by March 27. The more signatures, the more weight the letter will be given.
Call to Action:
There is only a short period of time to gather signatures so your immediate action is appreciated!
The National Coalition for Assistive and Rehab Technology (NCART) works to ensure individuals with disabilities have adequate access to Complex Rehab Technology. For additional information contact Don Clayback, Executive Director, at email@example.com or visit www.ncart.us.