Medicare Dollars Saved by O&P Since 1/1/2016
In 2015, Medicare saved $234,970,479.12 by providing orthotics and prosthetic devices to patients.
See how the numbers are calculated (PDF) or view the study (PDF).

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2016 Draft LCD Updates

The July 2015 LCD Draft proposal that would have limited access to prosthetic care for Medicare patients generated a flurry of activity by organizations serving the prosthetic community, patients, and…
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Prosthetist Speaks to United Nations, Highlighting Value and Potential of 3-D Printing Technology in Third World Environments Where Access to Traditional Components is Limited, and in Mass Injuries

Jeff Erenstone, CPO, President of Create Prosthetics and member of the eNABLE Advisory Boards, addressed the United Nations, during a panel headed by the UN ambassador of Iraq and sponsored by…
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In their own words
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Medicare’s own data demonstrates cost savings

Patients who received orthotic or prosthetic services have lower or comparable Medicare costs than patients who need, but do not receive, these services.

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“Every person who has suffered limb loss, and who has received a prosthetic device appropriate for their needs, knows the value of the device for them personally. This study provides nationwide data which helps to corroborate this patient experience, and also points us to the need for more research regarding the value of prosthetics from both a quality of life and a financial perspective.”

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Susan Stout, President & CEO, Amputee Coalition