What has Happened with Medicare Amputee Services Since 2010?

What has happened to Medicare’s Spending on Prosthetics since 2010? AOPA has analyzed the data, and the picture is clear. Medicare spent 15% less in 2014 than in 2010 on prosthetics. Medicare spending on advanced prosthetics has trended down 41%, while spending on older technologies has trended up almost 50%. Overall spending has decreased by […]

Where is CMS Going on Prior Authorization?

AOPA has presented free webinars for members on Prior Authorization on two dates – February 18 and February 25.  AOPA is committing substantial resources to additional education related to Medicare Prior Authorization.  Details of these resources are listed below: 1.       Introductory Webinar: February 18th and 25th 2016-2 separate dates (Available as a recording) 2.       February 2016 […]

O&P Almanac Wins Bronze in Prestigious Association Trends All Media Contest

The O&P Almanac has been honored with a Bronze award Association TRENDS’ 2015 All Media Contest for the monthly trade association publication category. The TRENDS All Media Contest is an annual competition held exclusively for associations, recognizing the most creative and effective communication vehicles developed in the industry over the prior year. The 2015 competition […]

AOPA Announces Free Prior Authorization Webinar for Members

CMS will be implementing Prior Authorization February 29, 2016 for certain DMEPOS items that included lower limb prosthesis. What does this mean for YOU? AOPA is pleased to present the beginning of our educational efforts related to Prior Authorization. Please join AOPA for an AOPA Member Exclusive introductory webinar on Prior Authorization, with 2 dates […]