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Q&A: Legislation is tough but necessary

June 21, 2016Jeff Rowe

Peter Thomas, who coordinates policy for the ITEM Coalition, a group that builds support for policies that will enhance access to assistive devices and technologies, will speak at the upcoming RESNA/NCART 2016 Conference, July 12-15 in Arlington, Va. He spoke with HME News about the power that Medicare wields over policy for federal health insurance and beyond.HME News: What are the top policy priorities when it comes to assistive technology?Peter Thomas: The top priorities of the ITEM Coalition...

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Lawmakers reintroduce O&P bill in Congress

November 6, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP) is calling on members to support the Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights recently reintroduced in Congress. The bill would require the Veterans Affairs to post online and in clinics the rights of veterans to quality orthotic and prosthetic care, including the right to appropriate technology, a second opinion, a spare prosthesis or orthosis, and their choice of practitioner. “We're hopeful...

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