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Highlights

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Releases its Draft Systematic Review of Lower Limb Prostheses Research

The Agency for Healthcare Quality Research (AHRQ), in conjunction with a contractor known as an Evidence-based Practice Center, has released a draft systematic review of current scientific literature that address the use of lower limb prostheses in the United States.  The Systematic review was originally announced in September of 2016 with a request for additional […]

RAND CORPORATION STUDY: “TECH GAP” PUTS U.S. AMPUTEES AT GREATER RISK OF INJURY, DEATH AS MEDICARE, PRIVATE PAYERS DENY ACCESS TO NEWER ARTIFICIAL LIMBS

Denial of Access to New Microprocessor-Controlled Knees Seen As Resulting in Preventable Falls, Deaths; Forcing Amputees to Use Riskier 1970s Technology Seen As Saving Little Money Over Lifetime. WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 19, 2017 – U.S. amputees are facing a “tech gap” in which Medicare and private health insurers deny access to new microprocessor-controlled knees […]

VA Proposed Rule Includes Troubling Provision Restricting Veterans’ Ability to Receive Care from Their Chosen Provider

The October 16, 2017 Federal Register will include a proposed rule published by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that intends to “reorganize and update the current regulations related to prosthetic and rehabilitative items, primarily to clarify eligibility for prosthetic and other rehabilitative items and services, and to define the types of items and services […]

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November 5-11
Healthcare Compliance & Ethics Week
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November 6-7
Coding & Billing Seminar
Phoenix, AZ
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November 8
Webinar: Gift Giving: Show Your Thanks & Remain Compliant
$99 AOPA members
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November 9
Webinar: The Compliance Officer, Legal, and Human Resources—Can Work Together to Support an Effective Compliance Program
FREE for AOPA members
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November 10
Webinar: Teaching Professionalism and Ethics during Residency
FREE for AOPA members
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January 5-7, 2018
AOPA Leadership Conference
Palm Beach, FL
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September 26-29, 2018
2018 AOPA National Assembly
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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