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CMS Issues the First HCPCS Level II Code for Exoskeletons

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II Code K1007 for the ReWalk personal exoskeleton. The new code, which will be effective on October 1, 2020, is reportedly the first of its kind for exoskeletons, ReWalk Robotics Ltd reports.

Walk On: Decision Making for Functional Ambulation

Clinical decision-making for restoring gait after spinal cord injury guides the use of therapeutic technologies for reaching patient goals. A feature for the July/August 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Tracy Oostema, PT, DPT, and Kristina Simpson, PT, MSPT.

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Activity-Based Restorative Therapy Steps into Robotic Gait Training for Innovative Approaches for Patients with Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries

How does robotics really benefit spinal cord-injured patients? Kennedy Krieger Institute researchers test three robotic devices and discover how differences in engineering and application affect functional outcome measures among patients affected by tetraplegia and paraplegia.

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