Comfort Walk in Tubs Now Accepting Installation of Walk in Bathtubs for Veterans through Department of Veterans Affairs Grants

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Comfort walk in tubs complied with the Department of Veterans Affairs procedure for awarding of disability home improvement grants. The company now accepts installation of walk in bathtubs for veterans through the HISA, SAH, and SAH Grants.

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With the ability to install via VA Grants, Comfort Walk in Tubs is in a better position to improve the quality of life of our veterans with the use of walk in tubs.

Walk in tubs company, such as Comfort Walk in Tubs, needs a Central Contractor Registration or CCR in order to bid and received payment from the United States government. According to the Federal Acquisition Regulation Policy also known as FAR 4.1102 of October 1, 2003, prospective contractors is required to register in the CCR database before any grant or contract is to be awarded. Comfort Walk in Tubs enrolled in the Central Contractor Registration and was accepted.
Bob Zetz, the Chief Finance Officer of Comfort Walk in Tubs, announces “that with the Central Contractor Registration or CCR, the company can now provide sales and installation of walk in bathtubs or wheelchair accessible tubs to veterans eligible in the Department of Veterans Affairs’ three home renovation grants. The grants Zetz refers to are; the Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA), Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) and the Special Home Adaptation (SHA) grants. Mel Newman, the Senior Sales Executive of Comfort Walk in Tubs ecstatically stated, “that with these grants available to the veterans provided by the government and with our company’s dedication in servicing the needs of our seniors and disabled veterans, Comfort Walk in Tubs will be in a better position to improve the quality of life of our veterans with the use of walk in tubs.”
The CCR of Comfort Walk in Tubs can be publicly viewed by visiting sam.gov and typing the DUNS number 061270157 or the name of the company, “Comfort Walkin Tubs Direct”. The registration of Comfort Walk in Tubs is currently active and will expire on June 27, 2013.
About HISA Grant
The HISA program is a Department of Veterans Affairs grants which provide assistance for veterans for any home improvement necessary for the continuation of treatment or for disability access to the home and essential lavatory and sanitary facilities. A HISA grant is available to veterans who have received a medical determination indicating that improvements and structural alterations are necessary or appropriate for the effective and economical treatment of their disability. A veteran may receive both a HISA grant and either a SHA or SAH grant. The HISA program is available for both service-connected veterans and non service-connected veterans.
1.    Home improvement benefits up to $4,100 may be provided to service-connected veterans.
2.    Home improvement benefits up to $1,200 may be provided to nonservice-connected veterans.

About SAH Grant
The SAH Grant is designed to help provide a barrier-free living environment that affords the individual a level of independent living they may not otherwise enjoy, such as creating a wheelchair accessible home. Veterans and service members with specific service-connected disabilities may be entitled to a grant for the purpose of constructing or modifying a home to meet their adaptive needs. This grant is currently limited to $63,780.

About SHA Grant
The SHA grant is for modifying an existing home to meet adaptive needs, such as assistance with mobility throughout the home. Veterans and service members with specific service-connected disabilities may be entitled to this type of grant. The grant is currently limited to $12,756.
About DUNS
A DUNS number is a unique, non-indicative 9-digit identifier issued and maintained by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) that verifies the existence of a business entity globally. D&B assigns DUNS numbers for each physical location of a business.
For more information either contact Comfort Walk in Tubs at their toll free number 888 399-1211 or follow them in their walk in tubs Google+ page.

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