U.S. Rehab Supplier Partner Updates: April 2020

Published in Participating Vendors and Partners on April 06, 2020

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CMS Public Meeting - Seat Elevation Coding and Reimbursement thumbnail CMS Public Meeting - Seat Elevation Coding and Reimbursement Earlier this month CMS announced preliminary recommendations for coding and pricing of power seat elevation systems. The preliminary decision can be read here. Monthly Update Released by NCART in NCART News thumbnail Monthly Update Released by NCART in NCART News Here is some of what you might have missed in this months NCART news. NCART: Medicaid Reimbursement Raises Needed for Complex Rehab Technology thumbnail NCART: Medicaid Reimbursement Raises Needed for Complex Rehab Technology NCART is urging state Medicaid programs to raise their reimbursement rates for Complex Rehab Technology (CRT). Important Update on Seat Elevation Covered Under Medicare thumbnail Important Update on Seat Elevation Covered Under Medicare On May 16, 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the National Coverage Determination (NCD) for the Seat Elevation System as a covered item. [Breaking News] CMS Announces a Huge Win for Power Seat Elevation thumbnail [Breaking News] CMS Announces a Huge Win for Power Seat Elevation the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has determined that power seat elevation equipment on Medicare-covered power wheelchairs (PWCs) falls within the benefit category for durable medical equipment (DME). Washington Governor Sign SB 5218 to Remove Sales Tax From CRT Equipment thumbnail Washington Governor Sign SB 5218 to Remove Sales Tax From CRT Equipment On May 4 in Olympia, Washington, Governor Jay Inslee signed SB 5218 into effect. This bill exempts complex rehab technology (CRT) equipment from sales tax, making it more accessible and affordable for those in need of it. CMS Opens Comment Period for Power Seat Elevation Coverage thumbnail CMS Opens Comment Period for Power Seat Elevation Coverage Last week, CMS announced the opening of a comment period relating to the request for Medicare coverage of power seat elevation systems used with complex power wheelchairs. Senate Dear Colleague Letter on Power Seat Elevation and Standing Systems Begins to Circulate thumbnail Senate Dear Colleague Letter on Power Seat Elevation and Standing Systems Begins to Circulate Please reach out to your representatives to ask them to sign the Dear Colleague Letters, which request that CMS advance Medicare coverage for power seat elevation system and urge them to promptly move forward with the process for power standing systems.