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Grassley speaks on wheelchairs

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley called newly proposed Medicare wheelchair rules "overly restrictive, confusing and impossible to successfully implement in the proposed time frame," in a Sept. 29 letter to CMS, echoing opinions of power mobility device providers. CMS' interim final rule on power mobility devices is scheduled to go into effect Oct. 25, 2005 (1"The Gray Sheet," Sept. 19, 2005, p. 9)...

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