Follow Up on S. 829 and New Proposed Regulations on Medicare Appeals
The Medicare Orthotic and Prosthetic Improvement Act (S. 829) continues to gain cosponsors in the Senate, thanks to the efforts of O&P practitioners and patients across the nation who have been contacting their members of the U.S. Senate asking them for support. NAAOP members have done their part in reaching out to key Senate offices seeking additional support for this important legislation.
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O&P CALL TO ACTION
Contact Your Senators and Urge Them to Cosponsor S. 829 The Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvement Act. Take the following steps, On this website Click on the Congressional Legislative Action Center, then Click on the tab for S. 829/H.R.1530. Follow the easy steps outlined and write your Senators and House Member.
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Congressional Update Webcast
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