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CMS proposes changing rules on off-the-shelf orthoses

AOPA In Advance SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014

The CMS is considering new rules that would define who can fit off-the-shelf orthoses, which would also affect the rules for custom devices. While certified orthotists would be able to fit both off-the-shelf and custom orthoses, the rule would bar certified orthotic fitters from fitting anything but off-the-shelf devices. AOPA Executive Director Thomas Fise encourages members to submit comments on the rules to AOPA by Aug. 28, and the association will deliver all comments to the CMS before the agency's Sept. 2 deadline. O&P Almanac (Adobe Flash required) (08/2014)


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