Author: Debbie Overman

VA Updates Disability Rating Schedule

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has revised the musculoskeletal and muscle injuries portion of its VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD) to reflect updated medical information used to assess Veterans’ medical records and determine their VA disability rating, it reports.

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CMS: Withdraw Proposal for Inpatient Rehab, AMRPA and AAPM&R Urge

The American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) are joining forces to urge the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to withdraw its proposal to implement a new “Review Choice Demonstration” for inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and units, commonly referred to as inpatient rehabilitation facilities, or “IRFs.”

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