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President proposes bidding for O&P

March 21, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Stakeholders say they'll stay vigilant, but the president's proposed plan to include all orthotics and prosthetics as part of Medicare's competitive bidding program shouldn't cause panic.“We just don't think that, overall, this is an environment in which we will see the government willing to mandate that amputees are going to receive their prosthetic devices from the UPS guy in a box to fit themselves,” said Tom Fise, executive director of the American Orthotics & Prosthetics...

American Orthotic & Prosthetic Assoc (AOPA), Orthotics & Prosthetics, President's budget 2017, Tom Fise

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