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HP makes inroads in custom orthotics market

October 3, 2018HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - HP has formed a strategic alliance with Go 4-D, a provider of 3D printed medical orthotics, to modernize the process used to create custom orthotics. As part of the alliance, Go 4-D will distribute FitStation powered by HP throughout the North American market. HP's FitStation platform combines 3D foot scanning with gait analysis to create recommendations and 3D printed custom orthotics from a person's unique biomechanics. This will allow Go 4-D to manufacture comfortable, precise...

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CMS looks to demote certified orthotic fitters

September 5, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Stakeholders have sounded off on a CMS proposal that would prohibit certified orthotic fitters (COFs) from providing custom orthotics to Medicare beneficiaries. The proposal states that custom-fitted, prefabricated orthotics may only be dispensed and billed by “individuals with specialized training”—orthotists, physical and occupational therapists, advanced-practice nurses and physicians. “(COFs) will lose their livelihood and Medicare beneficiaries who...

American Orthotic & Prosthetic Assoc (AOPA), Custom Orthotics, Orthotics

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