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Medicare and the PDAC announced a K0009 coding reclassification initiative effective March 1, 2013. This CMS effort is to move products currently coded as ‘not otherwise classified’ to existing HCPCS codes. Presently there are 4 categories of Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) that are coded as K0009 including: 1) Positional Tilt in Space MWCs <45 degrees  2)  Made to measure MWCs, 3) Bariatric MWCs with special features, 4) Standing MWCs.

Posted by Laura On Feb - 12 - 2013 Comments Off on CTF & NCART Prepare Medicare K0009 Manual Wheelchair Manual for CMS READ FULL POST

NCART has created a new video called Complex Rehab Technology. Essential for Health. Essential for Life.  The video provides an introduction to Complex Rehab Technology from the perspectives of individuals that rely on it each day for their health and independence, physicians that prescribe it, and consumer organizations that work to protect access. The video also highlights changes needed to ensure adequate access.  

Posted by Laura On Dec - 23 - 2011 Comments Off on New video on Complex Rehab Technology READ FULL POST

“The Clinician Task Force expressed dissatisfaction today following the release of the new National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Mobility Assistive Equipment.”

Posted by Laura On Dec - 3 - 2011 Comments Off on Clinicians Want “In the Home” Restriction Removed and Recognition of Mobility as a Medical Need READ FULL POST