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March 2010 Issue

March 2010

edit post Progress on Parity: A Look Back, A Look Ahead by Dan Ignaszewski March 1, 2010 In 2009, states nationwide stood up and said that insurance companies should cover

Progress on Parity: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

In 2009, states nationwide stood up and said that insurance companies should cover prosthetics and orthotics so that the limb-loss community has access to the care they deserve for the

Riding Out the Recession: Survival Tips for O&P Businesses

Finances are tighter than ever for O&P business owners. The recession, coupled with uncertainty regarding the potential impact of proposed governmental healthcare reform, has left O&P business owners in limbo-reluctant

Contracting During a Recession

It’s definitely a buyer’s market for managed-care organizations (MCOs) in search of O&P service providers, experts report. Providers unwilling or unable to accept the deeper discounts that MCOs are increasingly

How to Keep Your Prosthetics Patients for Life

“Their passion shows in their commitment to me as a human being. I really feel that they are on my side.” —Jeffrey J. Cain, MD, family physician, bilateral transtibial amputee,

Cautious Optimism or Full Steam Ahead?

U.S. small businesses were slightly more optimistic in January—but still depressed. This is the summation of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Foundation’s February 2010 Quarterly Report. The

Palmiero-Winters Triumphs with 130-Mile Run

Photograph courtesy of A Step Ahead Prosthetics & Orthotics. Will Compete in World Championship A 24-hour ultra-marathon is one of the most grueling events imaginable—as the sun rises, sets, and

Hugh Herr: Beyond the Merely Human

If the power were granted you to break out of your cells… you would dare to be changed, as you are changing now, into the shape you dread, beyond the

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