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Debate, fluidity continues over repeal, replacement of ACA

July 27, 2017

The United States Senate is more than halfway through 20 hours of debate over the so-called “skinny repeal” bill that would start the process of eliminating the Affordable Care Act.

Though the bill is very fluid and mostly unknown at the time of this writing, certain components have risen for discussion.

'Prosthetic pioneer' John Sabolich, CPO, dies

July 27, 2017
John Sabolich, CPO, designer of the Sabolich Socket and founder of the Limbs for Life Foundation, died on July 23. He was 68 years old. Sabolich was born on…
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Arthritis, chronic conditions associated with lower health-related quality of life

July 27, 2017
Recently published results showed older adults with arthritis had a lower health-related quality of life, especially among those with at least one other common chronic…

House approves Medicare bill recognizing O&P notes

July 26, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved a bill that would recognize orthotists’ and prosthetists’ notes as part of the medical record in Medicare…

Fillauer appoints new VP

July 26, 2017
Fillauer Companies has announced Traci Dralle will be its new vice president. According to a press release, Dralle has been with Fillauer since 2012 had most recently…
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