This Letter Challenges CMS Definition of "Off the Shelf"
Two Leading Senators Write CMS to Support AOPA View, and Insist That CMS Observe Narrower View of “Minimal Self-Adjustment” in OTS Orthotics
Read the important letter to CMS Administrator Tavenner from Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Tom Harkin (D-IA). The letter speaks for itself, but its essence is to directly challenge CMS for exceeding the simple and straightforward statutory language “minimal self-adjustment” in defining off-the-shelf orthotics. These leading legislators, both of whom were in the Senate about a decade […]
2014 National Assembly Highlights Over 2,200 O&P professionals gathered in Las Vegas for the 97th Annual AOPA National Assembly, September 4-7. The meeting kicked off on Thursday with 32 Manufacturer workshops and a fun welcome reception sponsored by WillowWood. Attendees enjoyed a free gift from our sponsor, a souvenir beer mug and photo opportunities with […]
Mobility Saves Lives & Money at AOPA’s 2014 National Assembly! Attendees of the AOPA National Assembly were among the first to learn about Mobility Saves, the importance of the Dobson-DaVanzo Study, and obtained a copy to participate in the O&P campaign of the year! During the assembly presentation on Sunday September 7th, in Mandalay Bay […]
AOPA Announces Renewed Partnership with Cailor Fleming Insurance WASHINGTON, D.C., September 11, 2014 – The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) and Cailor Fleming Insurance announced the renewal of their partnership effective January 1, 2015 to serve the Orthotic and Prosthetic profession with a wide range of custom designed insurance products for O&P facilities and […]
OTS Orthoses – A New CMS Proposed Rule that could Limit your Patients’ Access to Care and Eliminate Orthotic Fitters CMS released a proposed rule on July 11 that addresses Off-the-shelf Orthoses and the definition of Minimal Self-Adjustment. In an effort to define the scope of individuals authorized to fit orthotic devices deemed by CMS […]
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