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O&P pushes again for separate status

August 14, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - The COVID-19 pandemic has shed new light on the ways in which grouping orthotists and prosthetists with other DME suppliers “handcuffs” them as medical practitioners, say stakeholders.“Every other medical profession is doing more telehealth, including OTs and PTs, and (being considered a supplier) is handcuffing us on being able to bill for telehealth,” said Justin Beland, director of government relations for the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association.“I...

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