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Affordable Care Act: Recent Victories and New Challenges
In addition to advocacy for veterans in need of orthotic and prosthetic care, NAAOP is leading advocacy efforts involving the Affordable Care Act, particularly coverage of orthotics and prosthetics as essential health benefits (EHB) under ACA plans.

What to Expect From Congress in the Next Two Months
Expect a flurry of activity in Washington over the coming months as Congress and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confront a raft of health care policies that will impact all Americans, including consumers and providers of orthotics and prosthetics.

The new 114th Congress wil bring additional challenges and opportunities for the O&P profession.
NAAOP was active on a wide variety of policy issues in 2014 and will continue its advocacy on behalf of the O&P profession in the coming year. Key issues to address include:

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Visit our Congressional Legislative Action Center to communicate directly with your member of Congress.

Mobility Saves Lives and Money

The Research Clearly Affirms that O&P Services Save Money for Payers and Helps Preserve or Regain Mobility for Patients. Learn more at mobilitysaves.org.
Download the Mobility Saves O&P Clinician Info Kit.

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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

“Our members are O&P professionals who care enough about their patient's well being to commit beyond their daily efforts in professional O&P patient care to become involved in promoting public policy that is in the interest of their patients.”
David McGill, NAAOP President

“I’d like to encourage folks in the O&P profession, those who practice, those who manufacture, those who want to be a part of a group that always puts the patient first, to consider joining NAAOP.”
George W. Breece, Executive Director, NAAOP