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Congress Must Act to Protect Access:

People with significant disabilities depend on specialized wheelchairs, seating systems, and other adaptive equipment to maximize their independence and address their medical needs. These items are collectively referred to as Complex Rehab Technology (CRT). In recent years, access to these individually-configured products and their supporting services has been threatened by various reimbursement cuts and policy changes.  Advocates continue to diligently work alongside Congress to introduce legislation that would provide permanent protection for CRT moving forward. Details on these Bills and how you can help are provided below. 


Additional Resources: 
1. Background Paper
2. H.R. 2408 Cosponsors
3. H.R. 2408 Bill Language
4. 2017-2018 Cosponsors




The CRT Separate Benefit Category initiative is being led by the following Steering Committee Organizations: