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(Previous Issues can be found below)
AOPA in Advance SmartBrief 2018 May 17, 2018 May 15, 2018 May 10, 2018 May 8, 2018 DME MACs Announce the Retirement of the Dear Physician Letter for Artificial Limbs May 3, 2018 Additional TPE Program Results Reported by Noridian May 1, 2018 Initial Report on TPE Program Suggests Positive Results April 26, 2018 April 24, 2018 April 19, 2018 April 17, 2018 Low Volume Appeals Program has been Extended Lower Limb Prostheses Policy has been Revised April 12, 2018 AFO/KAFO Policy has been Revised April 10, 2018 April 5, 2018 April 3, 2018 March 29, 2018 March 27, 2018 Deadline for the Low Volume Appeals (LVA) Initiative Approaches New Medicare ID Cards are about to be Mailed NAAOP Announces Unique Public Policy and Advocacy Fellowship March 22, 2018 AOPA Confirms K0903 Medicare Fee Schedule at same Rate as A5513 March 20, 2018 March 15, 2018 AOPA Secures an Advocacy Victory on Reimbursement for Custom Fabricated, Direct Milled Diabetic Inserts March 13, 2018 AOPA Submits Comments on Proposed Rule that would Impact Coverage of Essential Health Benefits March 8, 2018 March 6, 2018 March 1, 2018 February 27, 2018 Update on Clinicians’ Notes Provision February 22, 2018 February 20, 2018 February 15, 2018 Low Volume Appeals (LVA) Initiative has Begun February 13, 2018 February 8, 2018 A Legislative Win for O&P February 6, 2018 DME MACs Issue a Correct Coding Bulletin for Diabetic Shoe Inserts February 1, 2018 January 30, 2018 CMS and Veteran’s Administration Announce Partnership to Strengthen Prevention of Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Efforts January 25, 2018 January 23, 2018 OIG Work Plan Targets OTS Spinal and OTS Knee Orthoses January 18, 2018 CMS Issues Temporary “K” Code to Describe Direct Milled, Custom Fabricated Diabetic Inserts January 16, 2018 January 11, 2018 CMS Finalizes Revised DMEPOS Quality Standards January 9, 2018 January 4, 2018 January 2, 2018 For all 2010-2017 AOPA in Advance Breaking News, visit the archive. Please visit the SmartBrief website for archived news articles .