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Medicare and Medicaid Services Rescind "coverage reminder" for Speech Generating Devices. Thank You ALSA and Advocates!

Medicare and Medicaid Services Rescind "coverage reminder" for Speech Generating Devices. Thank You ALSA and Advocates! | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

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Medicare tightens coverage of speech generating devices

Medicare tightens coverage of speech generating devices | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Glenn Asbury spends the first few hours of each day on the Internet, and usually some more in the afternoon. The five to 10 emails he sends daily carry particular importance, as they’re his only means of communicating with anyone who isn’t standing next to him. Since being diagnosed with
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Don’t Let Medicare Take Away Severely Disabled People’s Ability to Communicate!

Don’t Let Medicare Take Away Severely Disabled People’s Ability to Communicate! | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
  • Recent changes to Medicare are drastically reducing the ability of the most vulnerable people with disabilities to communicate.
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Medicare to Cover More Home Care

Medicare to Cover More Home Care | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Under a legal settlement, Medicare must end a long-standing practice of denying coverage for skilled-nursing services and physical, speech and occupational therapy to patients whose conditions are unlikely to improve.
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ALS patients face loss of Medicare coverage for devices used to help speech

ALS patients face loss of Medicare coverage for devices used to help speech | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The devices aid in daily tasks for those with the disease that the “ice bucket challenge” brought to the nation’s attention.
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Lawmakers: ALS patients hurt by new Medicare policies

Lawmakers: ALS patients hurt by new Medicare policies | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The disease has gained national awareness after the viral "Ice Bucket Challenge."
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Medicare to Expand Telemedicine Use

Medicare to Expand Telemedicine Use | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Medicare officials and members of Congress are taking steps to expand the use of telemedicine services by dropping -- or proposing to drop -- restrictions on their use.
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ALS Medicare Eligibility Guidance

Medicare Eligibility Guidance

For Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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