Year-End Update Webinar Sets CRT Stage for 2021

Published in Complex Rehab on December 17, 2020

Mobility Management released an article that summarizes a recent webinar conducted by NCART, NRRTS, the Clinician Task Force, and VGM/U.S. Rehab. The last update for 2020, held Dec. 15, highlighted the issues that CRT advocates will be working on in the new year.

Topics of discussion included a recent win for 2020 about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) “accepting as complete” a request from the ITEM Coalition for a reconsideration of the National Coverage Determination for Mobility Assistive Equipment. Also discussed in this webinar included securing COVID-19 vaccines for CRT providers sooner than later; working to stop July 1, 2021 Medicare payment cuts for CRT manual wheelchair accessories; preventing states from making cuts to their CRT Medicaid budgets; making permanent the option for CRT remote services and telehealth services that have been critically helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic; and the ongoing work of establishing a separate Medicare benefit category for CRT.

To read the full article from Mobility Management, click here.


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