WASHINGTON – Stakeholders say they’ll stay vigilant, but the president’s proposed plan to include all orthotics and prosthetics as part of Medicare’s competitive bidding program shouldn’t cause panic.
WASHINGTON – The years-long delay in the appeals process at the administrative law judge level is costly for both providers and CMS, says a new report.
Even if a provider is known for durable medical equipment, there is no reason why soft goods can’t be an integral part of the product mix.
There’s a difference between providing high-quality O&P care in a facility and operating out of garage, say providers who support a bill that would level the playing field.
WASHINGTON – A bill that would require Medicare to pay only licensed providers for orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) is a proverbial hat trick, say industry stakeholders.
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