ABC to Sponsor Presidential Papers at 2017 AOPA World Congress

AOPA is pleased to announce that the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) will sponsor the 2017 World Congress’ Presidential Papers – representing the top-ten clinical education submissions of original research and backed by a full manuscript.  The Presidential Papers will be published in a special supplement of the Journal of […]

House Positioning on H.R. 1628, the ‘American Health Care Act’

As you are aware from the major news outlets, after a substantial ‘run-up’ and negotiations, the House leadership cancelled votes that had been slated for both Thursday and Friday on the House legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), entitled H.R. 1628, the “American Health Care Act” (AHCA). What will this mean, […]

AOPA Submits Comments on CMS’ Qualified Provider Proposal

On March 13, AOPA submitted comments on the CMS proposal “Proposed Rule on Medicare Requirements for Qualified Practitioners and Qualified Suppliers of Prosthetics and Custom-Fabricated Orthotics”. This is the proposal that would enact the long awaited provisions of Section 1834(h) of the Social Security Act, which establishes requirements for qualified suppliers and qualified practitioners, and […]

American Health Care Act Draft Legislation Released

On March 6, 2017, both the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Ways and Committee released draft legislation, the “American Health Care Act,” to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Each Committee will mark-up its respective policies on March 8, 2017. After mark-up, the House Budget Committee will combine the bills […]