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AOPA and SLACK Incorporated announce AOPA's purchase of O&P News

November 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association has signed a purchase agreement with SLACK Incorporated to purchase O&P News, a longtime media presence in the orthotics and prosthetics community.

Peter N. Slack, president and CEO of the Wyanoke Group, the parent company of SLACK Incorporated, jointly announced the acquisition with AOPA President Michael Oros, CPO, FAAOP, who noted, “the perfect fit of O&P News with AOPA’s objective to expand communications with the O&P community to ensure that the latest in research and technology developments and information is served up in as many forums as possible. O&P News has the potential to play an important role in that endeavor.”

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Speaker: 90% of Medicare payment denials are preventable

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CMS announces O&P code changes for 2018

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CMS has released updates to the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System for 2018, with just a “few minor changes,” according to a notification from the…

AOPA 'pleased' by CMS response to coding clarification for diabetic shoe inserts

November 6, 2017
CMS has amended a recent coding clarification regarding custom-fabricated diabetic shoe inserts, which the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association and the American…
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