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Ep. 91: Musings on the System

In this episode we stray away from our more structured conversations and discuss Peggy's recent interaction with a physician and how it...

Ep. 90: How Things Have Changed

We have seen many changes since becoming amputees, both in terms of the technology available and the broader health care environment...

Ep. 89: Phantom Pain

Most of us spend some part of our lives with limb loss/difference suffering from phantom pain. Brutal, terrifying, agonizing - these...

Ep. 85: Financial Support

Some people with limb loss/difference either don't have any insurance at all or the insurance they do have exposes them to large...

Ep. 84: Q2 2018 Review

The Amp'd Transparency Tour continues its journey as we provide our quarterly update on key initiatives and strategy. Our tagline is "By...

Ep. 83: Association Health Plans

The Trump Administration published a final rule last Tuesday making it easier to create Association Health Plans. AHP's are intended to...

Ep. 81: Access to Accommodations

The Americans With Disabilities Act helps ensure that individuals with limb loss can enjoy equal access to public facilities. However,...

Ep. 79: Interview With ... Max McGill

Max McGill just turned 20 and has never known his father (Dave) with two legs. What is it like growing up with an amputee for a parent?...

Ep. 78: The Old and the New

When you undergo the amputation of one or more limbs, not only does it change how you think and feel about yourself, it can also change...

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...