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Want to put your skills and expertise as a seating and wheeled mobility expert to improve CRT access for consumers and their caregivers? Ready to step up to advocate for individuals with disabilities who require wheeled mobility devices?

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Our Membership

Join the Clinician Task Force! There are no dues to belong the CTF; however, there are requirements for participation. Each member must join at least one Work Group and able to engage in least five volunteer hours each year. Anything over five hours is eligible for compensation for Board approved projects.

Membership is renewed annually at the end of each calendar year. Clinician Task Force leadership and members communicate in quarterly conference calls, within their Work Groups, and via email.

The CTF members are active and visible in their individual states as well as nationally. Members are also commonly present at national and state conferences and are often active participants other professional organizations as well (AOTA, APTA, and RESNA, to name a few.).

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Our Areas of Work

At initial application and during the annual renewal, members choose a priority work area aligned with the CTF mission and coordinated by an Executive Board member. Consistently, CTF work is categorized into these four groups, although additional focus areas may develop based on industry and CTF needs. Previous outcomes from this work can be accessed in the Resources section.

Clinical Coverage for CRT

Focusing on topics that impact the clinical practice of CRT, such as the service provision process, the regulatory coverage of CRT items, and collaboration with CRT users.

Training & Education

Creating professional development resources and educational and training opportunities to increase the capacity and skills of clinicians.

Federal Advocacy

Working with federal agencies, elected officials, and industry partners on policy issues that break barriers to access and better equip consumers with needed CRTs.

State Advocacy

Working across the U.S. to navigate and improve CRT provision according to specific Medicaid policies and intervening with Managed Medicaid issues.

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Member Qualifications

The CTF seeks to engage qualified clinicians to carry out the mission and purpose of our group. Membership to the CTF is considered through nominations from CTF members. The Executive Board reviews all applications for membership against the eligibility criteria. Upon approval, all members are required to review the CTF Operating Manual and sign an annual Membership Agreement. To maintain the credibility of the CTF as a voice of practicing independent clinicians, CTF membership shall be comprised of no more than 20% of clinicians with full-time commercial interests.

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