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Hot off the Press: 2022 National Assembly Preliminary Program

What’s in store for you at the 2022 National Assembly? Check out the Preliminary Program. The 2022 National Assembly is your intersection of education and connection. We’ve got two new education tracks, O&P Digital Care and Post-Mastectomy. We’ve got the who’s who in research, practice, and business. We’ve got guest speakers from Medicare, the VA […]

American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association urges action during annual Policy Forum

Orthotic and Prosthetic Community Calls on Congress to Improve the Lives of Those Living with Limb Loss and Difference American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association urges action during annual Policy Forum Washington, DC (May 16, 2022) – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA), will ask Congress to act on proposals that will improve the orthotic […]

AOPA Impacts CMS Guidance Regarding Medicare Prior Authorization for Emergent Need Orthoses

In January 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the expansion of the Medicare prior authorization program to include the following five spinal and knee orthosis codes, L0648, L0650, L1832, L1833, and L1851. While the existing Medicare prior authorization program for select lower limb prosthesis codes has been very successful to date, […]