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American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Policy Forum

O&P News, July 2017

May 24-25, 2017 | Washington

Orthotists, prosthetists and O&P advocates gathered at the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Policy Forum to discuss O&P legislation with Congressional representatives on Capital Hill.

Amputee Coalition, AOPA hold conference call about the impact of health care reform on amputees

June 27, 2017
The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association and the Amputee Coalition held a phone-based news conference to discuss the potential impacts of health care reform on…

Peter Thomas, JD: Senate version of health care bill raises 'great concern'

June 27, 2017
The U.S. Senate bill to replace the Affordable Care Act would eliminate essential health benefits, including rehabilitative services, in Medicare expansion states and is…
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Working With Workers’ Compensation Cases

O&P News, May 2017
Workers’ compensation cases differ from other cases an O&P practice may handle. There can be more urgency due to the importance of the patient’s ability…
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American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Policy Forum

O&P News, July 2017
May 24-25, 2017 | Washington Orthotists, prosthetists and O&P advocates gathered at the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Policy…

Amputee Coalition, AOPA hold conference call about the impact of health care reform on amputees

June 27, 2017
The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association and the Amputee Coalition held a phone-based news conference to discuss the potential impacts of…

Peter Thomas, JD: Senate version of health care bill raises 'great concern'

June 27, 2017
The U.S. Senate bill to replace the Affordable Care Act would eliminate essential health benefits, including rehabilitative services, in Medicare…

Cover Story

Working With Workers’ Compensation Cases

O&P News, May 2017
Workers’ compensation cases differ from other cases an O&P practice may handle. There can be more urgency due to the importance of the…

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CMS Proposed Rule on O&P Qualifications Signals Changes to Profession

O&P News, April 2017
A proposed rule issued by CMS earlier this year, which would set requirements and qualifications needed for O&P practitioners and suppliers to…

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No Going Back: Experts Discuss Telemedicine in O&P

O&P News, March 2017
The advent of telemedicine has signaled a massive shift in how practitioners interact with patients and each other in O&P practices throughout…

CMS announces delay in DMEPOS competitive bidding program

February 22, 2017
CMS has temporarily delayed the implementation of the next phase of its durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies competitive…

NAAOP: Trump's orders could mean a 'more complex' regulatory process

February 10, 2017
The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics has released a statement on three recent actions taken by President Donald…

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Former HHS Secretary Highlights Goals for New Administration

O&P News, February 2017
Improving the quality of and ensuring access to health care should be priorities of the new presidential administration, according to former HHS…

Business News

Post-analysis: HHS Releases 2017 Work Plan

O&P News, February 2017
The Office of Inspector General for the HHS recently released its 2017 Work Plan. Officials at the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association…

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