Groundbreaking studies at the AOPA World Congress


At the 2017 AOPA World Congress, make sure to add these sessions to your personal schedule. HEAR RESULTS OF TWO GROUNDBREAKING STUDIES That Could Change Your Reimbursement World for the BETTER:

RAND Corporation Economic Value of O&P Services
7:40 a.m., Friday, September 8
Oceanside D
Soeren Mattke, PhD
Payers, Investors, and Media Will Take Notice When One of World’s Foremost Independent Experts on Health Care Releases Their Conclusions About Care for Transfemoral Amputees. See How Medical Literature and Ten Year Simulation Model Tracking of Patients Stacks Up for O&P Value Proposition.

Dobson/DaVanzo UPDATED Cost Effectiveness Study
7:40 a.m., Saturday, September 9
Mandalay Bay H
Al Dobson, PhD
Discussants: Jeff Lutz, CPO; Michael Oros, CPO, FAAOP
You Know About Dobson’s Study (Mobility Saves Lives & Money) on 2007-10 Medicare Data. Now Be the First to See How Medicare Part D Drug Costs Spanning 2007-14, Together with Updated 2011-14 Medicare Claims Data (Parts A&B) on O&P and Total Health Care Costs Look Up–Will It Validate Earlier “Mobility Saves – Not Costs” Message to Payers?