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O&P legislation reintroduced in Senate

August 2, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., on July 29 reintroduced the Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Patient-Centered Care Act to improve access to care and combat fraud and abuse.   Companion legislation was reintroduced on March 18 in the House of Representatives.  “The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association, whose over 2,000 members represent both the facilities that treat patients and the manufacturers of orthotic and prosthetic devices, has been advocating...

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Senators introduce O&P companion bill

August 11, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A bill that seeks to differentiate orthotics and prosthetics from durable medical equipment was recently introduced in the Senate.The Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Patient-Centered Care Act (S. 4503), sponsored by Sens. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., Steve Daines, R-Mont., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Bill Cassidy, R-La., is a companion bill to H.R. 5262, introduced in November by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif..The bill has four key provisions:Create separate statutory...

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