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Highlights

Participate in Mobility Saves!

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 Renews Partnership with Cailor Fleming

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 Regulations

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 […]

Dobson DaVanzo Study: O&P Saves Medicare

STUDY:   HIGHER STANDARD OF CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH LIMB LOSS OR SPINAL INJURIES SAVES MEDICARE MONEY IN MOST CASES Even Though Devices Are Often Costly, Long-Term Bill for Taxpayers Ends Up Lower Or Only Slightly Higher; Win, Win: Findings Indicate Patients Also Benefit from Higher Quality of Life and Increased Independence. Click here to […]

Prior Authorization

Prior Authorization:  O&P Was A Serious Player Although CMS may have thrown us a curve when they published their proposal to require 89 lower limb prosthetic codes be subject to prior authorization on May 28, 2014, it became clear that in its proposed form, the rule would do more harm than good. AOPA’s Board authorized […]

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2014 Coding Pro O&P's comprehensive guide to Medicare codes, reimbursement, and medical policies.
2014 Illustrated GuideThis easy-to-use reference manual provides an illustrated guide to the coding system in use for orthotics, prosthetics, and shoes, including the HCPCS code, the official Medicare descriptor and an illustration for each code.

Events

October 08, 2014

Medicare Enrollment, Revalidation, and Participation

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October 20-21 , 2014

Mastering Medicare: Coding & Billing Seminar

Hyatt Regency St. Louis Arch

St. Louis, MO

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November 12, 2014

Gifts: Showing Appreciation without Violating the Law

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