The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially released the 2023 DMEPOS Medicare fee schedule and it has increased by 8.7%, this is larger than any annual Medicare increase in the last several decades.
Alexandria, VA (December 1, 2022) – Today, the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is pleased to announce its 2023 Board of Directors. The Executive Committee will consist of Teri Kuffel, JD who assumes the role of President. Along with, Dave McGill who moves into the role of Immediate Past President and Mitchell Dobson, CPO, […]
Take a few minutes to get an important new update on where things stand with the Medicare O&P Patient-Centered Care Act from AOPA’s Executive Director, Eve Lee, MBA, CAE.
Alexandria, VA (October 19, 2022) – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is pleased to announce the recipient of the first Professor Hans Georg Näder Digital O&P Care Award, David Boone, PhD, MPH. The Award was established this year by a gift from Ottobock Healthcare in honor of Professor Hans Georg Näder and his […]
September 30, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPERF Contact: Manisha S. Bhaskar email@example.com Tel: (202) 380-3663\ COPL Contact: Joy Burwell jburwell@AOPAnet.org Tel: (571) 431-0817 Orthotic and Prosthetic Foundations Merge Leading foundations focused on orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) education and research merge to form a new foundation focusing on the future of O&P patient care. The Orthotic […]
Alexandria, VA (August 23, 2022) – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Howard R. Thranhardt Award are Tiffany Graham, MSPO, CPO, LPO, FAAOP and Jennifer Johansson, MS. The Award, established in 1996 by a gift from J.E. Hanger in memory of Howard R. Thranhardt, CP, […]
Several AOPA members had reported having an issue with select lower limb prosthetic claims being rejected with the remark code CO-261 (The procedure or service is inconsistent with the patient’s history). Since the claims were rejected and not denied the claim could not be appealed; it could only be fixed and resubmitted. However, there was […]
Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the groundbreaking U.S. civil rights legislation – signed into law on July 26th, 1990 – that prohibits discrimination and guarantees opportunity in mainstream American life for people with disabilities. To honor the ADA and help advance inclusion – in all facets of society […]
What’s in store for you at the 2022 National Assembly? Check out the Preliminary Program. The 2022 National Assembly is your intersection of education and connection. We’ve got two new education tracks, O&P Digital Care and Post-Mastectomy. We’ve got the who’s who in research, practice, and business. We’ve got guest speakers from Medicare, the VA […]
Orthotic and Prosthetic Community Calls on Congress to Improve the Lives of Those Living with Limb Loss and Difference American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association urges action during annual Policy Forum Washington, DC (May 16, 2022) – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA), will ask Congress to act on proposals that will improve the orthotic […]