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National Call-in Day for Complex Rehab Technology
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Do you want to make a difference?
Join with thousands of other concerned citizens to help ensure access for people with disabilities to the Complex Rehab Technology they require.

4/10/2013
When: 4/10/2013

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Mark the date – call your Members of Congress!
Call the U.S. Capitol switchboard at (202) 225-3121 and ask for your Senators' and Representative's Office.

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Tell your clients, patients, family, friends, colleagues, and workmates.
Tell anyone else you know who might feel that Americans with disabilities need access to the technology that improves their function, health and enhances the quality of their lives.
Tell them that, for this initiative to be successful, each of them needs to call their Members of Congress on April 10.
Tell them to ask their Members of Congress to support Bill H.R. 942 to establish a Separate Benefit Category for Complex Rehab Technology under Medicare.


Call your Members of Congress on April 10, 2013
Tell them to sign on as a co-sponsor of Bill H.R. 942 to create a Separate Benefit Category for Complex Rehab Technology under Medicare. Tell your Senators to introduce and support a companion Bill in the Senate.


For additional information about Complex Rehab Technology and the Separate Benefit Category initiative please go to www.access2crt.org.


Background
Congressmen Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) have introduced H.R. 942, the Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2013 to create a Separate Benefit Category for Complex Rehab Technology to protect and improve access to these important products and services for people with significant functional and physical limitations. CRT includes specialized manual and power wheelchairs, seating and positioning devices and other adaptive equipment.

We are asking Congress to create a separate CRT benefit category under the Medicare program and make other needed changes. This would include the elimination of Medicare's In the Home restriction for CRT products. Our objective is to improve access for people with disabilities of all ages, whether covered by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance.

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