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Lower Limb LCD Policy Updates: What Has Happened after the Comment Period Closed and the August 26 Events

AOPA updated you on all the events on the LCD Policy Proposal – the comments we submitted and helped members and patients submit, the rally at HHS, the meetings we had with CMS, the open DME MAC meeting, the PR campaign, etc. But what has happened since the closing of the comments on August 31st? […]

AOPA President Charlie Dankmeyer, Jr. CPO Publishes Op-Ed in Washington Times

Read AOPA President Charlie Dankmeyer, Jr., CPO’s Opinion Editorial on the LCD Draft in the Washington Times “Like my peers, I have spent my 40-plus-year career working to move persons with limb loss out of the shadows of society, away from the public notion that they are “disabled” …people wearing prostheses today are a health […]

AOPA Submits Comments on LCD Draft Policy

AOPA submitted comments on the LCD Policy on Friday, August 28. Read the comments here. Researchers Referenced in CMS’ Bibliography in Support of LCD Submitted a Letter Objecting to their Use of their Work. Read their comments here. Today is the last day to submit comments on the policy. You can quickly submit a letter from

Click here to view 2 powerful videos from the August 26 public hearing at CMS and afternoon rally at HHS

The August 26 rally at HHS caught the attention of top CMS officials who met with O&P representatives at 4:00 PM that afternoon.   Adrianne-Haslet Davis delivered a powerful testimony during the CMS Public Meeting on the morning of August 26.


Update on AOPA’s Amputee Rally and CMS Meeting on LCD Policy

We started with a Tuesday press advisory which included AC and AOPA—Senator Bob Kerrey, Charles Dankmeyer, Adrianne Haslet-Davis, Drs. Paul Pasquina and Stephen Fisher, and Amputee Coalition President Dan Berschinski.  It began the tide of press interest which carried over to the August 26th events.  The DME MAC hearing attracted roughly 200 amputees, to hear […]

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