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Joe McTernan

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Proposal increases access to ‘technological leap forward’ 

February 16, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – O&P stakeholders hailed a new proposal by CMS to expand coverage of microprocessor-controlled knees for certain K2 patients, something they say is long overdue.  Under the proposed changes, the agency will no longer limit the technology to patients classified as K3 and above.    “When this technology first came about in the in the 90s, it was really marketed and touted as kind of like the next technological leap forward for patients,” said Joe McTernan,...

American Orthotic & Prosthetic Assoc (AOPA), Joe McTernan, microprocessor-controlled knees, Orthotics, Prosthetics

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