In a webcast released by the National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics, Peter W. Thomas, JD, general counsel for NAAOP, discussed the latest proposed rule published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, the Physician Fee Schedule…
Month: August 2012
Amputee Coalition opens new headquarters in Virginia
The Amputee Coalition is opening its headquarters in Manassas, Va., for purposes of national collaborations, awareness building and advocacy, according to a press release. Only 30 minutes southwest of Washington, DC, the Amputee Coalition decided to open the office because…
Webcast posted for Round 1 Recompete DMEPOS bidders
The first in a series of educational webcasts for the Round 1 Recompete of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program is available on the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor website, according to a press release.…
Chronic stress associated with high stroke risk
Psycho-physical stress factors related to stressful lifestyle and type A personality are associated with stroke, according to recent study results published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. From January 2008 to December 2010, researchers compared 150 patients admitted…
ABC announces new Central Fabrication Accreditation program
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics Inc. has developed the first comprehensive accreditation program exclusively for central fabrication facilities in the orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic profession, according to a press release. Following the mandate of its…
Building for America’s Bravest
The Gary Sinise Foundation and Tunnel to Towers collaborate to build custom smart homes for wounded warriors.
Golden Rule Guides Kentucky Certified Therapeutic Shoe Fitters
ABC-certified fitters are rare in rural areas of the state.
Discoveries Found Along the Road of Research
O&P researchers may not have all the answers, but they enjoy looking for them.
A Return to Racing
Eric Brumagin makes Extremity Games debut after losing his foot in a motocross accident.
It’s the Thought That Counts
A pint-sized idea can turn into a giant marketing tool.