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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…

Price has not seen Senate version of health care bill

June 15, 2017
Days before an expected vote, HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, said he has not seen the U.S. Senate bill to overhaul the nation’s health care system. “I…
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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…

Price has not seen Senate version of health care bill

June 15, 2017
Days before an expected vote, HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, said he has not seen the U.S. Senate bill to overhaul the nation’s health care…

NAAOP calls on members to contact Congress to support bills

June 2, 2017
The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics has called on its members to contact their representatives in Congress to…

O&P advocates to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill

May 25, 2017
WASHINGTON — Members of the O&P community gathered at the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Policy Forum, here, to prepare for…

NAAOP calls on members to support VA bill of rights legislation

May 24, 2017
The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics has applauded the reintroduction of a bill to educate veterans with limb…

Societies react to Scott Gottlieb’s confirmation as FDA head

May 10, 2017
On May 9, Scott Gottlieb, MD, was confirmed as the new commissioner of the FDA by a 57 to 42 Senate vote. A resident fellow at the conservative

House narrowly passes Republican health care bill to replace Obamacare

May 4, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives today narrowly approved legislation to overhaul the nation’s health care system, voting by a slim margin to…

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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…

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