The Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation (CPR) is a coalition of national consumer, clinician and membership organizations with the goal of preserving access to rehabilitation services. CPR will advocate for policies that ensure access to rehabilitative care so that individuals with disabilities, injuries or chronic conditions may regain and/or maintain their maximum level of independent function.

 

Most Recent Advocacy Efforts

November 27, 2017

  • Letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: CPR submitted comments on HHS’ Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019 proposed rule.  Thirty-one (31) members signed on.

October 16, 2017

  • Letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: CPR submitted comments on the Cardiac Rehabilitation and Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Payment proposed rule.  In total, nineteen (19) members signed on.

September 27, 2017

  • Letter to Congress: CPR Steering Committee submitted a letter to the House Ways & Means, House Energy and Commerce, and Senate Finance Committees outlining major areas of concern and highlighting specific items to consider as they draft language for a permanent repeal of the Medicare outpatient therapy caps.

September 22, 2017

  • Letter to the Senate: CPR submitted a letter calling on Senators to oppose the Graham/Cassidy legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  In total, forty-two (42) organizations signed on.
  • Letter to the Trump Adminstration: CPR submitted comments to the home health proposed rule.  In total, thirty-seven (37) organizations signed on.  To see our full press release, click here.

July 19, 2017

  • Testimony: CPR submitted testimony to the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, calling for the repeal of the Medicare outpatient therapy caps.  In total, forty-three (43) organizations signed on.

June 27, 2017

  • Congressional Briefing and Hill Visits: The Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation (CPR), the Habilitation Benefits Coalition (HAB), and the Independence Through Enhancement of Medicare and Medicaid (ITEM) Coalition held a Congressional Briefing on The Value of Rehabilitation and Habilitation Services and Devices in America’s Healthcare System.  For details and video, click here.

June 26, 2017

  • Letter to the Trump Administration:  CPR submitted comments to the IRF and SNF PPS proposed rules.  The the IRF letter received twenty-eight (28) sign-ons, while the SNF letter received twenty-seven (27) sign-ons.

April 20, 2017

  • Letter to Congress: CPR submitted a letter to all Health LAs in the House and Senate, in addition to leadership and committee staff, in support of maintaining access to rehabilitation services and devices in any ACA repeal and replace bill that advances in the House and Senate.  The letter received forty-four (44) sign-ons, making it the most popular sign-on to date amongst coalition members.

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