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July 2002 Issue

July 2002

edit post Physical Therapy: Schools Take a Hit by Miki Fairley July 1, 2002 “It seems like just yesterday that schools had hundreds of applicants vying for their coveted 50

AOPA Seminars Offer 20.5 CE Credits

The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) Coding & Billing and HIPAA Compliance seminars have been approved by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) and the

From the Editor

The focus is on ability–not “disability.”   This is the clear message coming from amputees and orthotic users of all ages. For both youth and adults, disability sports programs and organizations

Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Members

American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) American Orthotics and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist

Provider Qualification Position Statement

The Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) recognizes that quality of care is one of the most pressing issues facing amputees today. The ACA supports efforts to set a minimum level

Consumer Empowerment Grows in Developing Countries

Jerry White, founder and director of the Landmine Survivors Network (LSN), addresses the crowd during a rally for the Landmine Ban Treaty. As the world grows smaller through global communications,

NegReg: Are Consumers Adequately Represented?

In December 2000 Congress passed the Benefits Improvement Act (BIPA), which, among other provisions, aims to protect patients from receiving orthotic and prosthetic care from unqualified providers. The Negotiated Rulemaking

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