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Certain L codes up for prior authorization

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02/11/2020

ATLANTA – CMS plans to update the Federal Register today to add certain L codes to the prior authorization list for DMEPOS, according to the van Halem Group.

Amoena launches line of shapers

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08/14/2019

ATLANTA – Amoena has launched its Balance portfolio, a line of premium prosthetic breast shapers to help survivors restore their body symmetry after treatment. The line includes a range of shapes, sizes, weights and thicknesses, made of high-quality silicone.

MACs retire ‘Dear Physician’ letter for limbs

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05/09/2018

WASHINGTON – The DME MACs are retiring the “Dear Physician” letter for artificial limbs, according to a bulletin from the American Orthotics & Prosthetics Association.

Emphasize clinical components of O&P

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03/21/2018

Home medical equipment companies looking to compete effectively in the orthotics and prosthetics market need the right people in place to conduct this business. That means having certified O&P professionals on staff to work with clients in this field.

AOPA says O&P must remain essential health benefit

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11/30/2017

WASHINGTON – The American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association has submitted comments on a proposal to provide individual states with increased flexibility to define essential health benefits.

Stakeholders call on CMS to overhaul prosthetic policies

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11/22/2017

BOSTON – A growing gap between technology advancements and what Medicare and other payers will cover creates safety issues for amputees, says a new study.

CMS rescinds proposed orthotics rule

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10/13/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced it is withdrawing a proposed rule that would have required any practitioner or supplier who provides custom orthotics to be licensed in states where it is required.

Ottobock backs Invictus Games

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07/06/2017

AUSTIN, Texas – Ottobock Healthcare will support the Invictus Games for the third year in a row, the mobility solutions supplier announced in a press release.

AOPA: Send us your ideas for pilot programs

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03/03/2017

WASHINGTON – The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association, in partnership with the Center for O&P Learning & Evidence-Based Practice, has unveiled its 2017 requ

Ottobock partners with TaiLor Made

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01/17/2017

AUSTIN, Texas, and ORLANDO, Fla. – Ottobock and TaiLor Made Prosthetics have reached an agreement for Ottobock to be the exclusive distributor of the TaiLor Made prosthetic foot globally, starting in the United States.

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