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Prosthetic bill: 'It's a no-brainer'

May 24, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - A bill that seeks better insurance coverage for prosthetic limbs was introduced in the Senate April 16. Co-sponsored by Sens. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, and Olympia Snow, R-Maine, the Prosthetics and Custom Orthotics Parity Act would require insurers to include the devices under major medical coverage. "It's a no-brainer," said Joe Sansone, CEO of TMC Orthopedic in Houston, Texas. "With the limb, you can get back to work and take care of your family. Without one, you are more likely to be...

medcare, Orthotics, prosthetic parity, Prosthetics


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