On June 3, the O&P Alliance, including AOPA’s President Charles Dankmeyer, and Executive Director Tom Fise, JD, met with the Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Program Integrity at CMS. The meeting included several topics: local coverage determination (LCD) recognition of O&P clinicians’ notes as part of the medical record; who can bill […]
Introducing AOPA’s Take….Where You Go When You Need to Know!!!
As we begin 2015, AOPA is excited to offer a new form of communication to all members of the O&P community, AOPA’s Take. Using a blog style format, AOPA’s Take will keep you in the loop regarding news and information that is vital to the business of O&P. While AOPA has established lines of communication […]
$10 Million for O&P Outcomes Research Included in the Cromnibus Bill, and RAC Concerns Addressed
Great news for O&P outcomes research! The $1.1 trillion combined continuing resolution and omnibus appropriations bill (the “cromnibus” bill) enacted December 13 to keep the government running includes a Department of Defense (DoD) section with an additional $10 million for O&P outcomes research funding. This was also included in last year’s budget and we are […]
Donations Needed for Wine Tasting and Auction to Support Government Relations Outreach
During the 2013 World Congress AOPA will be hosting the 6th Annual Wine Tasting & Auction. On Thursday, September 19th from 6:30-8:00 PM. This exciting event provides attendees with a unique opportunity to mingle, network, learn about and taste a variety of wines, but most importantly raise awareness of and funds for AOPA’s Government Relations […]