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Ep. 77: How Your Prosthesis Gets Made

When you are a new amputee, everything feels strange and unknown, including the process involved when getting a new prosthesis. In this...

Ep. 76: Our New Website!

After a one-week hiatus, we are back to walk you through our new website. The product of months of planning and design work, the new-look...

Ep. 75: New Rule From CMS

On April 9th, CMS published a new rule that grants states wide power to modify plans sold on insurance exchanges. The changes could...

Ep. 74: Amp'd First Quarter 2018 Report

Q1 has come and gone but we had lots of action during the first 3 months of 2018. A still-growing Amp'd Army roster, a few Amp'd Activist...

Ep. 73: Amp'd Army March Poll Results

Our March poll question focuses on an often-infuriating aspect of clothing - do you customize yours to accommodate or protect it from...

Ep. 70: AOPA Policy Forum 2018

Dave attended AOPA's annual Policy Forum last week in Washington D.C. What issues were front and center? How did Dave prepare? What did...

Ep. 68: Apply for the NAAOP Fellowship

The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP) has announced that it has launched a fellowship program...

Ep. 66: An Activist Win

Mixed in with the spending package that kept the U.S. government open last week was a provision that could help the limb loss/difference...

Ep. 64: Answer Kids' Questions

When kids ask us questions about our limb loss/difference, knowing how to respond appropriately can be a challenge. In this podcast, we...

Ep. 63: How K Levels Can Hurt You

Medicare's functional levels - "K levels" - for lower limb amputees are the mechanism by which virtually all insurers in the United...

Ep. 62: amp'd 2017 Annual Report

When we started amp'd, we promised the limb loss/difference community that we would freely share information about the organization, its...

Ep. 61: Poll Results and Health Reform

We kick off 2018 with a grab bag of important issues. First, we explore the results of our December amp'd Army poll question and reveal...