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NAAOP Press Statement on August 26 Meetings in Maryland and Washington
The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP) had a strong presence at yesterday’s Public Comment Meeting hosted by the Medical Directors of the DME Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) and at a subsequent meeting in the HHS Secretary’s Office in Washington D.C.
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PRESS STATEMENT - “WE THE PEOPLE” PETITION GARNERS 100,000 SIGNATURES IN 17 DAYS
“WE THE PEOPLE” PETITION GARNERS 100,000 SIGNATURES IN 17 DAYS - White House Obligated to Respond to Request to Rescind Draft LCD.“This is a significant achievement,” said David McGill, President of NAAOP
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RESCIND MEDICARE'S PROPOSAL TO DRAMATICALLY RESTRICT PROSTHETIC CARE

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SaveProsthetics.org

A comprehensive resource with pertinent information on current prosthetic policy issues.

READ O&P Alliance Official Response to Draft LCD
    If you would like to copy & paste from this 160 page document, you can receive a Word document by calling 1-800-622-6740 and ask for Emily Whiteman.

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Talking Points for Response to LCD on Lower-Limb Prosthesis

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Summary of LCD for the General Public


For more information on the issue, go to SaveProsthetics.org.

READ Former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey's letter to Health & Human Services Secretary Mathews Burwell.

READ Congresswomen Renee Ellmers letter to HHS Secretary Burwell.

READ Letter from Members of Congress to Veteran Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald


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“NAAOP’s primary focus is the federal government and the policy making agenda in our nation’s capital, however there is a confluence of issues that are federal and state in nature and we must go forward making sure that no federal policy has negative influences on the state.”
Peter W. Thomas, General Counsel, NAAOP

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“NAAOP has a proven track record in working effectively with government officials and agencies at both the federal and state levels to achieve real results for both O&P professionals and patients.”
David McGill, NAAOP President

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George W. Breece, Executive Director, NAAOP