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It's a No-Brainer!

It's a No-Brainer!

Kyle Romano has been diligently reaching out to local Representatives and Senators since returning from theNational CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 1 -2 hosted by NRRTS and NCART.  David Thompson of Representative Charlie Crist’s office came to tour the Custom Mobility facility where Kyle works.

Kyle and his co-workers took advantage of the three hour visit as an opportunity to advocate for wheelchair users' needs. "We gave him a more in-depth discussion regarding CRT, and showed him the work involved in maintaining our clients’ health and independence, as well as ensuring their safety" Kyle has confirmed that Representative Crist signed on to H.R. 2293.

Kyle has been steadily pursuing the local offices and reports that Representative Gus Bilirakis has also signed on to the bill.

Kyle would like to encourage everybody to take action. "If we don’t fight for our rights to CRT, nobody else will. In addition, it’s up to us to explain ...

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As you know, H.R. 2293 and S. 1223 will stop Medicare from applying Competitive Bid rates to critical components (accessories) of Complex Rehab Manual Wheelchairs and permanently exempt Complex Rehab Wheelchair systems from the Medicare Competitive Bidding Program.

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