Monthly Archives: August 2013

Amputee Coalition Report Details Benefits of O&P Care to Medicare

The Amputee Coalition released a report earlier this week highlighting the benefits of orthotic and prosthetic care to the longevity of the Medicare trust fund. The Amputee Coalition commissioned Dobson DeVanzo & Associates to research the impact of orthotic and … Continue reading

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GAO Releases Report Critical of CMS Contractor Process

Earlier this week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report entitled “Increasing Consistency of Contractor Requirements May Improve Administrative Efficiency.”  Members of Congress pressed GAO to look at issues that have arisen about the efficacy of claim reviews by … Continue reading

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CMS Holds Second Forum on Clinical Template for O&P

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) last week held the second in a series of open door forums designed to bring orthotic and prosthetic stakeholders together in hopes of formulating a clinical template for physicians to use when … Continue reading

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