Ep. 39: Documentation Legislation

Updated: Apr 19, 2018

A new bill with provisions helpful to people with limb loss/difference has just been approved by the House and is moving to the Senate. The Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvement Act of 2017 addresses several issues affecting our community, including the current Medicare policy excluding prosthetist's notes from the official medical record for payment purposes.

In this podcast, we explain what this bill would change, how it would help the limb loss/difference community, and what you can do to promote its passage.

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