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Orthotic and Prosthetic Foundations Merge

September 30, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OPERF Contact: Manisha S. Bhaskar mbhaskar@operf.org 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 […]

AOPA Announces 2022 Thranhardt Award Recipients

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, […]

CO-261 Claim Rejections Resolved

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 […]