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Clear Vision for 2020

Posted On: January 20, 2020 by People For Quality Care in: Blog

The new year is a time to reflect on the previous year as well as gain a fresh perspective. It’s a time to review the work that was done, and a look at what could have been done differently. It’s also a time for reflecting on celebrations and losses. The industry had a great win when the President signed into law the spending bill that will fund the government through fiscal year 2020, avoiding a budget showdown. Included in this bill was language from the complex rehab technology legislation that excludes custom wheelchair accessories from the competitive bidding program for 18 months. This means that Medicare will not be able to implement major reimbursement cuts to vital accessories such as leg rests, trays, cushions, headrests, etc. Because these accessories are critical components for an optimal quality of life to the user, this legislation being passed is a huge win for anyone that relies on their custom wheelchair every day.  Looking ahead at 2020, we will

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