The Research Clearly Affirms that O&P Services Save Money for Payers and Helps Preserve or Regain Mobility for Patients
By LUIS ANDRES HENAO From Associated Press June 23, 2017 8:39 AM EST BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Being born without fingers can be tough for any child. Getting new…
Three national coalitions including sixty (60) national rehabilitation and disability organizations will host a Congressional briefing on the value of rehabilitation and habilitation services and devices. As Congress considers health…
Patients who received orthotic or prosthetic services have lower or comparable Medicare costs than patients who need, but do not receive, these services.
“Everyone’s experience with limb loss and limb difference is unique. However, access to medically appropriate devices can dramatically change that experience, providing an avenue for a more active, engaged life in the community and the workplace. This study offers national data that provides support for the need for access to care — as well as pointing out the opportunity to further explore the impact prosthetic devices can have, both financially and personally.”
Jack Richmond, President & CEO, Amputee Coalition