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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Major Developments in O&P Research Priorities, Policies and Funding
NIH: Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR): Evidence-Based Medicine: Washington Meetings and Research Agencies:
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Congressional Update Webcast
READ Help Impose a Moratorium on Medicare’s Draft Lower Limb Prosthetic LCD
April 27, 2016
READ White House reply to successful "We The People" petition.
November 2, 2015
READ NAAOP Response to White House reply to "We The People" Petition
October 19, 2015
READ Congresswomen Renee Ellmers' letter to HHS Secretary Burwell.
August 20, 2015
READ Letter from Members of Congress to Veteran Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald
June 30, 2015
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Peter W. Thomas, General Counsel, NAAOP
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David McGill, NAAOP President
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