NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association's membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), will host a free webinar in March on how people living with disabilities can improve their access to medical equipment, prescription drugs, medical supplies, services and therapies, critical to their health and well-being.
Getting the Right Mobility Equipment & Services ––Thursday, March 27th from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT, will describe what rules under Medicare may prevent people with disabilities from getting the right mobility equipment and services on which they rely.
The webinar will also educate participants on legislation to improve access to customized wheelchairs and other medical equipment products that United Spinal and other stakeholders have been spearheading. The webinar will cover how people with disabilities can get involved in getting better choice, quality, access and coverage.
Alexandra Bennewith, MPA, VP Government Relations at United Spinal will be the guest speaker.
To view a full list of NSCIA's upcoming and archived webinars, please visit http://www.spinalcord.org/webinar-archive/.
About United Spinal Association
United Spinal is a national 501(c) (3) nonprofit membership organization formed in 1946 by paralyzed veterans and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all Americans with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, ALS and post-polio. It played a significant role in writing the Americans with Disabilities Act, and made important contributions to the Fair Housing Amendments Act and the Air Carrier Access Act. Membership is free and is open to all individuals with SCI/D. United Spinal was instrumental in getting New York City to create sidewalk curb ramps and accessible public transportation that has been used as a model for many United States cities.
Media contact: Ahvi Spindell, Media Relations Services, United Spinal Association, (212) 580-4567, firstname.lastname@example.org, Twitter @ahvispin
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SOURCE United Spinal Association