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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Update on CMS’ Lower Limb Prosthetics Policy

The July 16, 2015 Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Lower Limb Prostheses policy that was proposed would have reverted patient care to a 1970’s standard. O&P organizations and patients joined to…
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Adrianne Haslet-Davis Running Boston Marathon

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her leg as a spectator during the Boston marathon bombing in 2013, is returning as a participant. She’s running on behalf of the nonprofit Limbs for Life,…
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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