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2020 National Assembly Call for Papers Now Open

Contribute to high-value clinical and scientific offerings and share your expertise with over 2,000 orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic professionals. Submit your proposal for the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association’s 2020 National Assembly, September 9-12, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV. We are looking for: Clinical Free Papers – The top scoring papers will compete for the prestigious […]

HCPCS Code Changes for 2020

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the new Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for 2020, and there were a few minor changes. Below is a complete breakdown of the code changes which will be effective for claims with a date of service on or after January 1, 2020.

HHS OIG Releases Report Comparing Medicare Payment for Orthoses with Payments by Other Insurers

HHS Office of Inspector General Releases a Report Comparing Medicare Payment for Orthoses with Payments by Other Insurers On October 30, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report that compared Medicare payments for orthoses to payments made by non-Medicare payers from 2012-2015.  The OIG cited […]

CMS Issues Final Rule on 2020 Medicare Payment Rules for DMEPOS

On October 31, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its annual final rule regarding changes to the 2020 Medicare payment rules for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS).  CMS issued a proposed rule in late July of this year and allowed any interested member of the public to provide […]

Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week ~ November 3-9, 2019

Next month, AOPA and our members are celebrating Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week with daily activities. AOPA encourages its members to make the right choices all year long, and celebrate Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week with AOPA! AOPA’s first HCEW was November 5-11, 2017. This year’s celebration will take place November 3-9. Every day AOPA […]

2019 National Assembly Attendees Drove the Waves of Change

Last week nearly 2,400 individuals from the O&P profession gathered in San Diego for the 102nd National Assembly. Below are the highlights of what attendees experienced. The Assembly kicked off Wednesday afternoon with the recognition of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Jim Kaiser and the 2019 Legislative Advocacy Awardees Glenn Crumpton, CPO, Stella Seiber, […]

The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Heads to San Diego for the 102nd Annual National Assembly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Heads to San Diego for the 102nd Annual National Assembly Washington, DC (September 17, 2019) – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) will host over 2,000 orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic professionals for the 2019 AOPA National Assembly, September 25-28 at the San Diego Convention Center. […]

2019 National Assembly Final Program Now Available

We’ve started to pack our suitcases here at AOPA, destination the National Assembly.  There is much to learn and fun to be had. Highlights include: Inspiring keynote speakers: Capt. Lanny Boswell, USN (Ret), PhD, PT, OCS, former Commanding Officer for the Military Hospital Ship USNS Comfort’s medical treatment facility and nine-time gold medalist, Jeremy Campbell. […]

You’re Invited to O&P Expo Day, Learn about the World of Orthotics and Prosthetics

The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) along with our exhibit partners invite our rehabilitation partners, patients, families and the community to O&P Expo Day from 9am to noon, Saturday, September 28th at the San Diego Convention Center during the 2019 AOPA National Assembly. Come learn about the world of orthotics and prosthetics and all […]

Early Bird Rates Extended for National Assembly

Due to a technical issue we are experiencing with our website we are extending the Early Bird rates until next Friday, August 30. We will send a notice when the issue has been resolved. In the meantime, you can register through this link or call us at 571-431-0876. We apologize for the inconvenience and look […]