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March 2013

edit post Medicare Audits, Overpayments, and Appeals by Peter W. Thomas, JD, and Christina A. Hughes, JD, MPH March 1, 2013 Over the past few months, there has been increased

Stacey Pryor: New Leg Leads to New Career

Stacey Pryor of Denton, Texas, is the type of person who doesn’t hesitate in new situations. “I’m a no-fear kind of person,” she says. “I just go for it.” Credit

Doug Jack, CPO

After completing an automotive technology program, Doug Jack, CPO, says that while he appreciated the technology and mechanical skills he had learned, he realized a career as an auto mechanic

The New Reality: Documenting O&P Medicare Claims

The August 2011 “Dear Physician” letter sent to all physicians participating in the Medicare program and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG)

Structured Light Scanner New to The OMEGA System

Computer-assisted design (CAD) is here to stay in the orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) industry. The time savings, successful patient outcomes, and cost savings have allowed what was once a fledgling

Medicare Audits, Overpayments, and Appeals

Over the past few months, there has been increased activity within the federal government surrounding Medicare audits, overpayments, and appeals. This article summarizes two major developments that will impact all

Outcome Measures: Are We There Yet?

How do you measure the quality of the prosthetic or orthotic devices you provide to your patients? Many practitioners say a successful outcome is a happy, comfortable patient who returns

The Dawn of Powered Lower-limb Prostheses

During the last decade, the O&P industry has enjoyed a technological renaissance. As technologies improve and become more reliable, their adoption becomes more widespread. For example, the microprocessor regulation of

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