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Sep 17, 2013, 12:57 ET

Study: Medicare Scandal Continues With Two Thirds Of Payments For Orthotic And Prosthetic Devices Going Illegally To Unlicensed Providers

CMS Payments to Unlicensed Providers Violates 2000 and 2005 Laws; Regulatory "Overkill" by Agency Adds Insult to Injury by Tying Up Legitimate...

May 15, 2013, 15:33 ET

American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association Files Lawsuit Against Medicare

Today, the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) filed suit against HHS/Medicare in the Federal District Court for the District of...

Apr 30, 2013, 13:30 ET

Launching "Coalition To Run & Walk Again" To Aid Boston Terror Victims, Artificial Limb Makers Warn Of Gaps In Health Insurance

 Uninsured and under-insured victims of the Boston Marathon terror attack who are undergoing amputations will be provided major assistance...

Apr 29, 2013, 13:00 ET

Industry Group To Vow That Boston Terror Attack Victims "Will Walk And Run Again"

Warning of Little-Understood Gaps and Limits in Many Health Insurance Coverage Plans, Orthotic and Prosthetic Companies to Help Those Injured in...

Sep 16, 2009, 08:00 ET
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Congress pressured to support fair insurance coverage for amputees. (PRNewsFoto/The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association)[MF]
 WASHINGTON, DC UNITED STATES
 09/16/2009

Video: Members of Congress Receive Legislative Awards From National Amputee Organizations

The Amputee Coalition of America and the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association today announced that Senators Tom Harkin and Olympia J....