Maximizing Collections for Cash Flow - February 2005

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Maximizing Collections for Cash Flow
By Miki Fairley


Would you like to increase your cash flow by 40 percent? Would you like to know how?

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Feature

Advice from Experts: Troubleshooting Claims Problems
By Miki Fairley


You've done everything right - all the upfront workis done and you've submitted a clean claim electronically - and nowyou'll soon be paid, right? Well, maybe not. In this imperfectworld, problems will still arise despite your bestefforts.

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Feature

New Military Center To Take Technology to Next Level


The casualties keep coming as the conflicts in Iraqand Afghanistan continue taking their toll. By mid-November, thetally had risen to at least 10,369 wounded American troops,according to Chris Matthews of MSNBC, December 22, 2004. As of thattime,...

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Today's Consumer

Active Amputee Still Going Strong—at 107!
By Meredy Fullen, Miki Fairley


Jonas Dennis of Port Arthur, Texas, may be the world’s oldest amputee.

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Leading EDGE

Are You Being Blindsided by Unexpected Competition?
By John Latsko


A trend recently noted by a few practitioners specializing in orthotics and prosthetics is worthy of concern for most in the O&P business.

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Salute

Bringing Help and Hope to Guatemala


Guatemala, a country of great natural beauty, isthe Mayan heartland of Central America, with impressive ruins ofthe ancient Mayan civilization at Tikal and elsewhere. The Mayanculture still lives on, seen in customs, language, and the blazingcolor...

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Industry Leader

Kim Doolan Detours to Success
By Jodi Mills


A career in radio and TV was the aspiration of ayoung, adventurous Kim Doolan. Writing and producing appealed toher. A detour led her down a different road, however - now there isno looking back.

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Innovations

Ossur’s Rheo Knee To Be Launched; Garners Accolades


Although Ossur's Rheo Knee TM isexpected to have its official global launch into the growingelectronic knee market in February 2005, the Rheo Knee has alreadybeen featured by several US consumer publications. In July, Business 2.0 , a monthly maga...

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Shop Talk

Desiring a Job Well Done Drives Technician’s Skill
By Gordon Zernich


Located in a community where many a clock radioalarm is set to the salsa-meringue beat and shots of espressofinish off the vestiges of a groggy slumber, Luis Montalvo, RTP,begins his daily routine. Montalvo, owner, manager, and operator of LuisPro...

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Sports

CAF Honors Soldiers, Others


The view looking down at LaJolla Cove for the shotgun start of the 2004 SDTC. The 11th Annual San Diego Triathlon Challenge(SDTC), the largest fund-raiser for the Challenged AthletesFoundation (CAF), Del Mar, California, played host to some of the...

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Got FAQs?

Got FAQs?
By Lisa Lake-Salmon


The future of your practice depends onknowledgeable billing and collection information. Understanding thefull aspect of billing guidelines and procedures will effectivelyincrease your reimbursement. This informative column will helpproviders and t...

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Association Spotlight

DS/USA Hosts Disabled Soldiers at Ski Spectacular
By Tonja Randolph


Marine Corp. Eddie Wright, Navy HM3 Jose Ramos, and New York Fire Department Volunteer Flip Martin enjoy the Ski Spectacular. Photo courtesy of DS/USA.

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Association Spotlight

ABC Forms PR Department


William DeToro, CO, FAAOP, the new president of the AmericanBoard for Certification in Orthotics & Prosthetics (ABC),Alexandria, Virginia, and the ABC Board of Directors have approvedthe establishment of the ABC Public Relations and MarketingDepar...

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Profile

Raymond Berry, CPO, LPO


Raymond Berry, CPO, LPO Berry Orthopedics North Miami Beach, Florida   What is the best advice you've everreceived? Never give up. What are your favorite sports?

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Perspective

The Truth about Licensure
By Jeff Fredrick, MS, CPO


Licensure: is it progress or elitism? Professiongrowth, or unfair restriction? However you see it, licensure ishere to stay - at least in Florida.

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Viewpoints

From the Editor: A Heartfelt Loss
By Miki Fairley


Amputees as well as the O&P profession lost adedicated friend when Nancy Carroll, editor of the ACA's inMotion and First Step , died recently. Nancy wastruly an inspired and inspiring editor and writer and a warm andcompassionate person who will b...

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