NCART Secures Congressional Letter Supporting 9.5% Restoration

A Congressional letter initiated by Representative Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) requesting restoration of the 9.5% Medicare cut to Complex Rehab Power Wheelchairs was sent to House Leadership on October 19, 2009.

The letter was signed by 15 members of the House and provides the basis for the restoration of the cut and asks that the restoration be included as part of the developing health care legislation. The following Members signed the letter stating their support:

  1. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
  2. Zach Wamp (R-TN)
  3. John Tanner (D-TN)
  4. Steve Cohen (D-TN)
  5. Betty Sutton (D-OH)
  6. Tim Ryan (D-OH)
  7. James Langevin (D-RI)
  8. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI)
  1. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA)
  2. Judy Biggert (R-IL)
  3. Danny Davis (D-IL)
  4. Mark Souder (R-IN)
  5. Russ Carnahan (D-MO)
  6. David Wu (D-OR)
  7. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)

NCART thanks these Members of Congress for their support and will be using this letter to pursue additional Congressional support and resolution. A copy of the signed letter is available here.

Release Date: 19-Oct-2009