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July 2003 Issue

July 2003

edit post Got FAQs? by Lisa Lake-Salmon July 1, 2003 The future of your practice depends on knowledgeable billing and collection information. Understanding the full aspect of billing guidelines and…

Drag Racing: How It Parallels O&P

There is a lot more to drag racing than what meets the eye. To those new to the sport, it looks like a bunch of guys who get together, soup

ACA’s Roots

Next year the Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) will be celebrating 15 years as the national organization for amputees in the United States, but it was not the first. Fifty

ACPOC Explores What’s New in Pediatric Rehab

Visualize this: over 200 healthcare professionals representing a variety of rehabilitation-related disciplines–orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, physical and occupational therapists, orthotists, and prosthetists–comingtogether to discuss both formally and informally the latest developments

HIPAA and the Business Associate Puzzle

HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. One part of that law, the Privacy Rule, went into effect on April 14, 2003. If

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

There’s More Than One Way To Fit a Patient

Choosing the right solution for a prosthetic patient is the practitioner’s job–but in exploring the issue with a number of experienced professionals, we discovered that there is no single perfect

HIPAA Security – Required or Addressable

Compliance deadline for the HIPAA Security Rule, finalized and published February 20, is February 21, 2005. If you were required to comply with the Privacy Rule or Electronic Trasactions and

Frank Caruso, CO

Hanger P&O Haverford, Pennsylvania How did you get started in O&P? By accident. I answered an ad posted for an orthotic technician to work in a lab in the basement

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