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New hire to grow new markets at Ottobock

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10/11/2016

AUSTIN, Texas – Ottobock North America has appointed Chris Nolan vice president of the orthotics business unit. He will help lead the company’s strategic efforts in O&P and provide guidance into growing new markets.

O&P stakeholders add bill to arsenal

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04/26/2016

WASHINGTON – Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., has introduced a bill that would halt CMS’s plans to make dramatic changes to coverage for prosthetic devices.

Arkansas recognizes BOC for licensure

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03/25/2016

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Arkansas is the latest state to recognize Board of Certification/Accreditation examinations for licensure of providers in the orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic professions.

O&P companies become ESOP

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01/19/2016

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Midwest Orthotic & Technology Center and Surestep are now owned by their 170 employees, according to a local newspaper.

O&P stakeholders receive response from petition

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10/20/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – O&P stakeholders are underwhelmed by the president’s response to their “We the People” petition asking the White House to rescind Medicare’s proposed coverage requirements for

Women's health providers see growth

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10/16/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – With many O&P providers rethinking whether or not they want to offer post-mastectomy services, women’s health providers are picking up the slack.

AOPA ‘salutes’ advocates

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09/23/2015

WASHINGTON – The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association will recognize three individuals for their contributions to the O&P community next month.

AOPA pulls out all the stops

Ads, meeting, protest and petition all part of efforts
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08/20/2015

WASHINGTON – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association is organizing stakeholders to fight proposed changes to coverage requirements to prostheses.

Lawmakers weigh in on O&P

‘Get this done,’ agrees AOPA
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05/29/2015

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers recently sent a letter to CMS demanding the agency enforce long-established O&P licensure and certification requirements.

3-D technology intrigues prosthetists

‘In today’s world of technology, you’ve got to be looking at just about everything,’ says one provider
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04/10/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – It sounds like something out of a sci-fi film: artificial limbs rolling off a 3-D printer.

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