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House committee launches inquiry into prosthetic changes


WASHINGTON – The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has launched an inquiry into the draft local coverage determination for prosthetics.

Prosthetists, amputees left out of process


WASHINGTON – CMS has shelved its plans to change the coverage requirements for lower limb prostheses in favor of forming a workgroup to revisit the issue, but O&P stakeholders say they won’t be involved.

Proposed changes to lower limb policy ‘race to bottom’


BALTIMORE – Proposed changes to coverage requirements for prostheses could severely limit the number of patients who could gain the greatest mobility, say O&P stakeholders.

AOPA: Draft LCD ‘priority’


BALTIMORE – The DME MACs have released a draft local coverage determination for lower limb prostheses.