Category: Greg Packer

Packer Perspective: Protect My Mobility! Urge Your Representatives to Pass H.R. 3730

In late June, CMS announced a policy clarification that they would not apply competitive bid rates for accessories used with Group 3 CRT power wheelchairs. CMS partially solved the problem with this clarification. Reps. Lee Zelden (R-N.Y.) and John Larson (D-Conn.) introduced H.R. 3730 in September to stop competitive bid rates from being applied to …

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Packer Perspective: A Battle Won, But More to Fight

What a great way to start the summer with a win in Washington. It is always beneficial to our field when complex rehab is recognized as a separate entity with individually formed and fitted equipment. We have seen the ups and downs within the industry over the last five years. It is difficult to watch …

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