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Prosthetists criticize proposed template

May 31, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BALTIMORE - A proposed clinical template for lower limb prostheses overlooks the way care is delivered, say industry stakeholders.“They still don't seem to want to allow the prosthetists to have as much input as they probably should have in terms of documenting medical necessity,” said Ryan Ball, director of state policy for VGM & Associates.CMS has posted a draft of the template on its website. The template features a series of prompts that would help physicians understand documentation...

American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association, CMS, DME, HME, Marilyn Tavenner, Medicare, Prosthetics, Provider Compliance Group, Regency Billing and Consulting, The VGM Group

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