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Ep. 31: It's Not Junk

Earlier this week, Dave watched a key part of his prosthesis get unintentionally destroyed. After breathing into a brown paper bag for a...

Ep. 29: Exit Rows

A news story about an amputee asked to leave his seat in the exit row recently went viral. What are the rights of people with limb...

Ep. 27: Summer Solutions

Summertime presents unique challenges for people with limb loss/difference. In this podcast, we give you our top 10 tips for dealing with...

Ep. 26: The Prosthetic "Reveal"

How and when do we choose to share the fact that we are amputees/individuals with limb loss with others? How do they react when we do so?...

Ep. 25: AHCA Myths and Facts

Since the passage of the AHCA by the House late last week, we have seen many hyperbolic articles and claims on social media about the...

Ep. 22: Call to Action! S.794

Senate bill 794 proposes a series of reforms to the process by which Medicare Administrative Contractors can finalize Local Coverage...

Ep. 20: The amp'd Research Index

We have recorded multiple podcasts showing you how to construct an effective insurance appeal. And we've told you that an important part...

Ep. 18: Overcoming Fear

Limb loss/difference can thrust us into uncomfortable and even scary situations. What single experience has scared you the most? In this...

Ep. 17: Your Bill of Rights v. 1.0

What are the basic rights that every person with limb loss / difference should have? In this week's podcast, we attack that question...

Ep. 16: "Experimental" Appeals

A month ago we recorded a podcast that focused on how to draft an appeal for claims denied on the ground that the prescribed item was not...

Ep. 15: When to Move On

Sometimes, despite the best efforts of both you and your prosthetist, things just don't work out. But it can be hard to assess whether...

Ep. 14: Special Alert!

Late yesterday, Republicans in the House released the first official "repeal and replace" legislation for the Affordable Care Act. Titled...

Ep. 13: Alphabet Soup

In addition to patient-focused entities like amp'd  and the Amputee Coalition, numerous organizations directly and indirectly affect...

Ep. 12: Emergencies and Repairs

Your prosthesis is a mechanical device. As a result, it - or a part of it - will inevitably break. What can you do when this happens,...